Colorado River Compact

Melissa Sevigny

An environmental group in Utah wants to drain Lake Powell and move its water downstream to Lake Mead. Supporters say the plan will save water and restore a natural ecosystem in Glen Canyon. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports.


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. 


Courtesy

Years of drought and increased demand for water in the Southwest have caused dropping levels in Lake Mead. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the reservoir reached its lowest point ever this month.


US Department of Interior

The public comment period is open for a proposed pipeline that would carry water from Lake Powell to southern Utah.


US, Mexico To Sign Landmark Colorado River Agreement

Nov 19, 2012
Laurel Morales

The Hoover Dam was built to control the powerful Colorado River, which for many years flooded farms and cities.