Colorado River Compact


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.