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#ColoradoRiver: Interior Department Releases Final Environmental Impact Statement for Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management

Here’s the release from the US Bureau of Reclamation (Marlon Duke):

The U.S. Department of the Interior today released the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for a Long-Term Experimental and Management Plan (LTEMP) for Glen Canyon Dam operations.

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Colorado Water

Green Mountain Reservoir operations update: 700 cfs in the Blue River below the dam

From email from Reclamation (Peter Soeth):

Green Mountain Reservoir continues to release 700 cfs to the Blue River to meet water delivery obligations. It is expected to continue for at least the next couple of weeks.

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Colorado Water

Lake Nighthorse: "It’s like a pitcher on a high shelf we can’t reach" -- Manuel Heart

Representatives of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe were in Washington D.C. for President Barack Obama’s eighth annual White House Tribal Nations Conference, according to this… 683 more words

Colorado Water

Conservation Prevents #ColoradoRiver Shortage Declaration -- Circle of Blue #COriver

From Circle of Blue (Brett Walton):

A resolute effort in Arizona, California, and Nevada to reduce Colorado River water use is slowing the decline of Lake Mead and delaying mandatory restrictions on water withdrawals from the drying basin.

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Colorado Water

#ColoradoRiver: Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project Progresses with Two New Contracts Awarded #COriver

From the US Bureau of Reclamation (Marlon Duke):

The Bureau of Reclamation recently awarded two new contracts totaling $66.3 million for the Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project.

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Colorado Water

Lake Nighthorse to Dryside pipeline construction begins -- The Durango Herald

From The Durango Herald (Jessica Pace):

For decades, water storage and supply infrastructure in Southwestern Colorado have been slow-moving, underfunded dreams. Lake Nighthorse, a critical component of the grandiose Animas-La Plata Project intended to supply water to Native American tribes, was filled in 2011, but it took five years before the very first mechanism to transport water from the storage facility would be realized.

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Colorado Water

Glen Canyon Dam: Phase One Complete

Happy to report that Phase One of the Glen Canyon Dam project is complete.  The Autodesk / Bureau of Reclamation / eTrac / R2Sonic team collected 677 scans using three FARO laser scanners, over 2200 ground and helicopter based photos for a photogrammetric mesh, and multi beam SONAR data on the upstream side of the dam.   41 more words

Laser Scan