LAS VEGAS (AP) — Amid punishing drought, federal water managers are projecting — by a very narrow margin— that Lake Mead won’t have enough water to make full deliveries to Nevada and Arizona in 2018. 120 more words
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From email from Reclamation (Eric Knight):
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Releases from Crystal Dam will be decreased from 2000 cfs to 1800 cfs on Wednesday, August 10th. July inflows to Blue Mesa Reservoir ended up being less than predicted and August inflow forecasts are also declining.
#ColoradoRiver: Lake Mead still shrinking, but lower consumption offers glimmer of hope -- Las Vegas Review-Journal
From The Las Vegas Review-Journal (@RefriedBrean):
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The reservoir that supplies 90 percent of the Las Vegas Valley’s drinking water bottomed out at 1,071.61 feet above sea level on July 1, its lowest level since May 1937, when the lake was filling for the first time behind a newly completed Hoover Dam.
From email from Reclamation (Peter Soeth):
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The Bureau of Reclamation has scheduled the annual public meeting for Ruedi Reservoir Water Operations.
August 11: Basalt Town Hall, 101 Midland Avenue, Basalt, Colo., 7 to 8:30 p.m.