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Missoula Independent

Date: 4/2/2015 12:09:00 AM

In the Colorado River Basin, cities and water districts seized upon the modeled projections of 5 to 15 percent snowpack augmentation as justification for continued or even expanded operations. Already, metropolitan Los Angeles, the Central Arizona Project

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Is AZ Facing Historic Water Restrictions Like CA?

The Center for Public Intergrity

Date: 4/2/2015 12:07:00 AM

PHOENIX – Despite the years-long drought on the Colorado River, Arizona is not facing the historic mandatory water restrictions being implemented in neighboring California, according to Thomas Buschatzke, director of the Arizona Department of Water

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McCain to attend trout ceremony

Mohave Daily News

Date: 4/1/2015 11:51:00 PM

BULLHEAD CITY — Several of the key players in getting rainbow trout stocking restored to the Colorado River will be in town for a ceremony Friday, including U.S. Sen. John McCain. The Arizona Republican worked with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and

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Colorado River corridor water trail one of only 16 in the U.S.

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Date: 4/1/2015 10:41:00 PM

Black Canyon National Water Trail in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area is one of only 16 national water trails in the United States and the first one in the Southwest. Designated last year, this Colorado River corridor stretches from Hoover Dam about

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NASA: California Tuolumne Snowpack 40 Percent of Worst Year

Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Date: 4/1/2015 4:40:00 PM

New NASA data find the snowpack in the Tuolumne River Basin in California's Sierra Nevada -- a major source of water for millions of Californians -- currently contains just 40 percent as much water as it did near this time at its highest level of 2014, one

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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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