Lake Powell

Kirk Siegler/NPR

Federal water managers last month predicted rising levels in Lake Mead after an especially wet winter in the West. But they changed those forecasts this week, and now say the lake will fall much lower in the coming year. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports. 


http://www.climatecentral.org

The federal government plans to release an above-average amount of water from a major reservoir in the Southwestern U.S. this year, but it's less than many hoped.

Salt River Project

The Navajo Generating Station near Page is slated to close in 2019. That raises questions about what might happen to the water the plant currently draws from the Colorado River. Arizona Public Radio’s Melissa Sevigny reports. 


Adam Kliczek

A ceremony is planned Tuesday in northern Arizona to celebrate the new opening of displays at the Glen Canyon Dam visitor center at Lake Powell.

Earth Notes: Endangered Razorback Suckers

Mar 15, 2017
Travis Francis

With humped back and small eyes, the razorback sucker is an odd-looking fish. Native to the Colorado River basin but now endangered, it’s been found recently in an unexpected place, the large artificial reservoir of Lake Powell.  

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