Lake Granby News

6/22/2017 12:59:00 AM
Chuck Cullom, the Central Arizona Project’s Colorado River Programs Manager, asked a great question during my lunch talk last week at the Universities Council on Water Resources annual meeting. It was a panel with me and Bill and Rosemarie Alley ...

6/22/2017 12:06:00 AM
PHOENIX – On June 19, 2017, Beatrice Denise Welsh, 40, of Parker, Ariz., a member of the Colorado River Indian Tribes, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Douglas L. Rayes to 42 months in prison. Welsh was found guilty by a federal jury of assault ...

6/22/2017 12:02:00 AM
Denver Post
On our second day, my daughters and I opted for a river raft ride down the Colorado River with Mad Adventures that yielded sightings of beaver, bald eagles (including an eaglet in the nest) and even a bear. The trip to Drowsy Water reminded me that dude ...

6/21/2017 11:26:00 PM
Join Wildlands Network, Jon Huertas from NBC's hit show "This is Us," Holiday River Expeditions and conservation luminaries on a 3-night, 4-day whitewater trip through Ruby/Horsethief and Westwater Canyons - August 10-13, 2017. Our voyage will begin 250 ...

6/21/2017 11:03:00 PM
Bob Rose, chief meteorologist for the Lower Colorado River Authority, addresses local meteorologists and media at a briefing April 26. While Tropical Storm Cindy's torrential rains have grabbed the headlines, coastal flooding in Southeast Louisiana and MS ...

6/21/2017 10:16:00 PM
The Daily Sentinel
In all, Lake Powell is to release just under 9 million acre-feet of water downstream this year, or 7.5 million acre-feet to meet the terms of the 1922 Colorado River compact, and 750,000 acre-feet for Mexico under a 1944 treaty. Lake Powell functions as a ...

6/20/2017 6:11:00 PM
The Schulenburg Sticker
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6/20/2017 12:42:00 PM
Associated Press
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) -- The 18-year-old who died while tubing on a northern Colorado river was visiting from the Seattle area. Authorities said Tuesday that Maxmillian Lopez of Kirkland, Washington drowned in the Cache la Poudre (kash-luh-POO'-dur ...

6/20/2017 12:37:00 AM
Denver Post
FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Authorities say an 18-year-old man has died after falling off a tube raft on a northern Colorado River. The Fort Collins Coloradoan reports the teen fell into the Cache la Poudre (kash-luh-POO’-dur) River on Sunday. His name hasn ...

6/18/2017 7:39:00 AM
News Week
This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. The nation’s two largest reservoirs, Lake Mead on the Arizona/Nevada border and Lake Powell on the Arizona/Utah border, were brim full in the year 2000. Four short ...

6/18/2017 1:01:00 AM
Newsroom America
A weak surface trough will also remain in place across the Lower Colorado River Valley, although surface flow should remain generally weak except for in localized, terrain-favored areas. ...Eastern Arizona and Western New Mexico... Despite its location ...

6/18/2017 12:02:00 AM
Mohave Daily News
BULLHEAD CITY — A California man was killed Friday afternoon in a personal watercraft collision on the Colorado River near Bullhead Community Park, police have announced. William Osegueda Jr., of Hesperia, was pronounced dead at the scene. According to ...

6/16/2017 10:42:00 PM
As head of the UA institute, Overpeck has published regularly on a host of climate issues, specializing in the Colorado River, general Southwest climate issues and sea-level rise due to melting polar ice caps, among others. He came to UA in 1999 to run its ...

6/16/2017 9:03:00 PM
Raw Story
The nation’s two largest reservoirs, Lake Mead on the Arizona/Nevada border and Lake Powell on the Arizona/Utah border, were brim full in the year 2000. Four short years later, they had lost enough water to supply California its legally apportioned share ...

6/16/2017 9:00:00 PM
WCNC Charlotte
Maria Pina with Colorado River Fire Rescue says there’s another trick you can pull to help save you and your family’s lives. Close your bedroom door. It’s that simple – and it can be a major difference between life and death. Of course, you should ...

6/16/2017 12:04:00 AM
Some of these activities are included, but many of them that include horses or the Colorado River do come at an additional cost. While we did have a wagon ride at Hyatt Hill Country years ago, I didn’t see any animal focused activities on their calendar ...

6/15/2017 6:16:00 AM
LAKE HAVASU CITY – The Bureau of Land Management’s Colorado River District will implement fire and smoking restrictions on all 5.4 million acres of public lands in western Arizona and southeastern California along the Colorado River effective Friday.

6/15/2017 5:58:00 AM
National Post
Dating back over two billion years, they reveal more dramatically than anywhere else on earth how our world was formed, while two miles below, the Colorado River snakes through the gorge, carving ever deeper into this iconic symbol of the American Southwest.

6/15/2017 5:29:00 AM
Ongoing drought – and increasing temperatures – have reduced water flow in the Colorado River, with more dramatic reductions expected. This ongoing, unprecedented event threatens water supplies in cities in the U.S. West and some of the most productive ...

6/15/2017 1:04:00 AM
LAKE MEAD – Arizona risks losing water rights because of a lingering, nearly two-decade long drought in the Colorado River that could restrict water use ranging from farmers’ crops to how many households receive water, state water experts say.

6/15/2017 12:17:00 AM
Mohave Daily News
Laughlin residents can get a break from the heat through Monday at the American Legion Post 60, 1510 Bruce Woodbury Drive, which is open around the clock, and at the Colorado River Food Bank, 240 Laughlin Civic Drive, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Western Arizona ...

6/14/2017 11:27:00 PM
Havasu News
A plan by the City of Phoenix to significantly reduce its reliance on water from the Colorado River could mean a breather for a region constantly threatened by drought. The Colorado River provides more than 40 million people with water, and Lake Havasu ...

6/14/2017 10:29:00 PM
The reservoir is the result of a partnership between the Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program, the Colorado River District, the Colorado Water Conservation Board, the Orchard Mesa Irrigation District, and the Bureau of Reclamation.

6/14/2017 1:34:00 PM
Mayor Greg Stanton and the Phoenix City Council unanimously approved an agreement with tribal, state, federal and philanthropic leaders to help protect the Colorado River and preserve water levels in Lake Mead. The agreement with State of Arizona, the ...

6/14/2017 11:05:00 AM
Press spacebar to see more share options. Sunrise over Lake Buchanan at Black Rock Park. On a recent visit to several LCRA Parks, I was happy to discover how easy it was to explore nature and have fun along the Texas Colorado River. While the Lower ...

Washington Post
Hoover Dam The Hoover Dam was a project of the 1902 Reclamation Act, a series of irrigation projects to use the Colorado River to provide water and electricity to Western states. The Bureau of Reclamation began studying construction of dams in 1902 ...

6/13/2017 11:20:00 PM
Sunday morning, agents working near the Colorado River apprehended Ramon Del-Sol, a 72-year-old Cuban national, for illegally entering the United States. Agents discovered during a records check he served a 13-year sentence for attempted murder in San Dieg ...

6/13/2017 11:09:00 PM
Phoenix approves water-conservation deal with Gila River tribal leaders, federal agencies The water-saving agreement will help conserve supplies on the Colorado River, forestalling potential shortages. Check out this story on ...

6/13/2017 8:41:00 PM
Click “view the entire document” to, ya know, view the entire document. This is a big deal along a number of dimensions. The first is simply the water in Lake Mead. This is part of a broad effort to reduce withdrawals from the over-subscribed reservoir.

6/13/2017 7:22:00 PM
Director, Institute of the Environment, Distinguished Professor of Science, and Regents' Professor of Geosciences, Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Arizona Brad Udall has received funding from NOAA, the Department of Interior, the Walton ...

6/13/2017 5:21:00 PM
The Phoenix City Council has unanimously approved an agreement with tribal, state and federal leaders to help protect the Colorado River and preserve water levels in Lake Mead. Tuesday's agreement with the state, the Gila River Indian Community and the U.S ...

6/13/2017 11:17:00 AM
Salt Lake Tribune
Moab • On the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend, one raft after another shoved off from Dewey Bridge campground and into the current of the Colorado River. Then, late in the morning, under a blue sky that allowed the sun to shine on southeast Utah's red ...

6/13/2017 6:29:00 AM
Denver Post
A couple from Avon is very grateful after being rescued by a group of Steamboat boaters on the Upper Colorado River. Markus Klett and his wife, Kelly, were on the river Saturday when their boat capsized near a feature known as Yarmony Rapid. “We knew it ...

6/12/2017 8:47:00 PM
North Texas e-News
But, as memorable as the beginning and end of this day's sojourn will always be, somewhere in between is 30-mile stretch of dirt road along a spectacular canyon and world-class trout stream -- the mighty Colorado River -- that make travelers appreciate the ...

6/12/2017 6:50:00 PM
A Channel 2 viewer sent us the video. Cody McCarty says the video was recorded off a balcony of a home overlooking the Colorado River. You can see the dead fish floating in the water. Another video shows another vantage point. A man who calls himself the ...

6/12/2017 5:21:00 PM
Denver Post
Statewide snowpack in the major river basins hit 207 percent of the median — 332 percent in the South Platte River Basin and 288 percent in the Colorado River Basin, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service ...

6/12/2017 1:35:00 PM
PARKER, Ariz., June 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colorado River Indian Tribes (CRIT), through its Tribal Council, have adopted an aggressive and comprehensive new Government to Government Consultation Policy to ensure its sovereign government, as well as ...

6/12/2017 11:04:00 AM
Colorado Springs Gazette
Description: The park follows five sections - "a string of pearls," as it is fondly known. One area outside Clifton is called Connected Lakes, where day-use visitors enjoy three bodies of water on a non-motorized boat, or they hike or bike the 5 miles of ...

6/12/2017 10:55:00 AM
Once, the Colorado River roared mighty enough to sculpt the Grand Canyon. It poured more than 5.3 trillion gal­lons of water into the Gulf of Cali­fornia every year. Nurtured by its waters, riparian forests stretched far into the surrounding countryside ...

6/11/2017 10:46:00 PM
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - Snow Melt running into the Colorado River is expected to peak as the Colorado River Outfitters Association expects it to run 232% above average flow leading river trip experts to push safety as a priority. "The Colorado River is an ...

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