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Drought Watch...It's not a matter of if, but when.
The End of Lake Powell Campaign

January 5, 2014
World News
Colorado River Drought Forces a Painful Reckoning for States

December 22, 2013
Regional News
Feds begin Colorado River drought action

December 12, 2013
Regional News
Low Water Threatens Glen Canyon Hydro Production

October 13, 2013
LR in the News
What Will The Future Hold For Glen Canyon Dam Glen Canyon Dam full of use & conflict after 50-years

September 19, 2013
Regional News
Colorado River Hydropower Faces A Dry Future

August 7, 2013
Regional News
Las Vegas Water Chief Seeks Disaster Aid For Colorado River Drought


Stranded ramp at Hite Marina.
Stranded ramp at Hite Marina on Lake Powell.
It's not a matter of if, but when, the Colorado River plumbing system will collapse. Water supply and power generation for metropolitan areas from Los Angeles to Denver will be affected, as well as the region's multi-billion dollar agricultural industry. The sixty million acre-feet of water that can be stored in the basin's reservoirs provide a cushion in times of moderate reductions in river flows, but as is presently being experienced, are no match for a sustained drought. View Full Summary >>

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