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Federal water managers are warning hikers and river runners below Glen Canyon Dam that Colorado River levels could suddenly fluctuate in the coming weeks. Officials plan to release more water from the dam to meet increasing summer electricity needs in the Southwest. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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Portions of the Gila River would be designated as “wild and scenic” under legislation proposed by New Mexico's two U.S. senators.

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The Navajo Nation is spending close to $2 million to maintain access to a transmission line that once carried power from a coal plant to western states.

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States in the U.S. West that have agreed to take less water next month from the drought-stricken Colorado River got praise and a push for more action from the nation’s top water official. 

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Environmental groups that have long pushed to bring down a huge Colorado River dam along the Arizona-Utah border are suing the federal government.

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