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Quenching Our Future: Southwest water issues are complex and critical -- The El Paso Times #RioGrande #ColoradoRiver

From the El Paso Times (Marty Schladen):

Last year, when my boss, Bob Moore, mentioned a project about water, I thought the outlines were clear: We live in the desert.

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Colorado Water

Aspinall Unit operations update: Blue Mesa icing target elevation = 7490 feet

From email from Reclamation (Erik Knight):

Releases from Crystal Dam will be increased from 350 cfs to 650 cfs on Monday, November 17th starting at 8:00 AM.

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Colorado Water

Glen Canyon Dam opens flood gates to improve conditions downstream

PAGE, Ariz. — Visitors to Glen Canyon Dam will see a whole lot of water flowing out.

Not to worry – the dam hasn’t sprung a leak. 283 more words


Experimental High-Flows from Glen Canyon Dam Benefits Important Phys. and Bio. Resources #ColoradoRiver

Here’s the release from the US Bureau of Reclamation (Matthew Allen):

The Department of the Interior initiated its third high-flow release from Glen Canyon Dam today under an innovative science-based experimental protocol.

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Colorado Water

Reclamation plans environmental high flow release from Glen Canyon Dam #ColoradoRiver

From Arizona Public Media (Zachary Ziegler):

Staring Monday, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation will increase the amount of Colorado River water Northern Arizona’s Glen Canyon Dam releases.

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Colorado Water

Reclamation Announces Public Meeting on Lake Durango Water Pipeline

Here’s the release from the US Bureau of Reclamation (Phillip Rieger/Justyn Hock):

Reclamation announced today that the public is invited to attend a meeting about La Plata West Water Authority’s proposal to construct a 4.6-mile raw water pipeline from Lake Nighthorse to Lake Durango.

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Colorado Water

November 3, 1888: Irrigation of the Arid West

November 3, 1888: Article in Engineering News–Irrigation in the Arid Region of the United States. “An answer to some of the wild hopes regarding irrigation in the arid regions west of the Mississippi, and an answer also to the wilder misstatements regarding the feasibility of the project, is found in the letter of Maj. 329 more words

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