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Fitch Rates Lower Colorado River Authority, TX's Rev Bonds 'A'; Outlook Stable

Morning Star

Date: 12/19/2014 11:43:00 PM

Fitch Ratings affirms the following rating on the Lower Colorado River Authority, TX's (LCRA) bonds: --$1.72 billion revenue and refunding revenue bonds, and bank note rating on the commercial paper notes, series B at 'A'. The Rating Outlook is Stable

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Feds ink $300 million Windy Gap water diversion out of Colorado River

Denver Post

Date: 12/19/2014 11:04:00 PM

Federal water authorities signed off Friday on the $300 million Windy Gap Firming Project to siphon more water out of the Colorado River Basin into a huge new reservoir for the high-growth Front Range. The west-flowing river water — up to 8.4 billion

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Colorado River Experiment Is a Success

Guardian LV

Date: 12/19/2014 4:29:00 PM

An experimental water release from Morelos Dam on the Colorado River this spring is regarded by scientists and environmentalists as a huge success. Seeing its waters reach the sea was a symbolic victory for river conservationists as the Colorado was made

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Water manager: River shortage would lower Havasu entitlement

Havasu News

Date: 12/18/2014 10:59:00 PM

Lake Havasu City’s Water Resources Coordinator Doyle Wilson estimates the city’s entitlement to water from the Colorado River would be reduced by about 17 percent if predictions of a shortage declaration in 2017 come true. Havasu’s entitlement

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The Grand Canyon and Colorado River are in danger

The Rock River Times

Date: 12/18/2014 2:47:00 PM

The Grand Canyon is about to get trashed. Uranium mining. Major housing and hotel developments. A massive tram ride. These are just some of the threats facing the Grand Canyon and the Colorado River. These threats are real. If this is not how you want to

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• River: Colorado River
• Surface Area: 7,260 Acres
Lake Granbury is a North Texas reservoir near Granbury, Texas. It was created in 1969 and is one of three lakes damming the Brazos River.

Lake Granbury is contained by the De Cordova Bend Dam and is a long, narrow lake, encompassed by 103 miles of shoreline.

The lake is controlled by the Brazos River Authority in Granbury.

The lake was first proposed in the late 1950s. Construction began on the Cordova Bend Dam on December 15, 1966 by Zachry Construction Company. Impoundment of water began on September 15, 1969.

The proposed construction of the De Cordova Bend Dam in the mid-1950s became the impetus for John Graves' book, Goodbye to a River.
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