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.
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.
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.