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@USBR announces fiscal year 2018 WaterSMART Program funding opportunities for water and energy efficiency, small-scale water efficiency, and water marketing strategy projects

Here’s the announcement from the US Bureau of Reclamation (Peter Soeth):

Through WaterSMART, Reclamation leverages federal and non-federal funding to work cooperatively with states, tribes, and local entities as they plan for and implement actions to increase water supply reliability through investments…

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Colorado Water

New “Water Book” outlines Arizona’s path forward on water

The Governor’s Office has released “Securing Arizona’s Water Future,” an illustrated outline of Governor Ducey’s plan for taking action to help secure the State’s water supplies. 460 more words

#ColoradoRiver: Many eyes are focused on the #CO, #UT and #WY #snowpack and the SW #US #drought #COriver

From the Associated Press (Dan Elliott):

Lake Powell, which straddles Utah and Arizona, is expected to get 47 percent of its average inflow because of scant snow in the mountains that feed the Colorado River, said Greg Smith, a hydrologist with the Colorado Basin River Forecast Center, part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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Colorado Water

#Snowpack news: Aspinall Unit operations update -- 650 CFS in the Black Canyon

From email from Reclamation (Erik Knight):

Releases from the Aspinall Unit will be decreased by 100 cfs on Thursday, February 1st. Releases are being decreased in response to the very dry conditions and forecast for low spring runoff.

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Colorado Water

Attack of the Blob: How an enormous, persistent arctic low-pressure system is helping dry out the American Southwest

It’s… the blob. It came from above. And it’s got the world in its grip.

And… it’s not going anywhere any time soon.

If that sounds like a trailer line for a low-budget sci-fi movie… well, it could be. 1,062 more words

@USBR Continues Animas-La Plata Project Contract Negotiations with Ute Mountain Ute Tribe

Here’s the release from the US Bureau of Reclamation (Marc Miller):

The Bureau of Reclamation is continuing negotiations on a proposed repayment contract for the Animas-La Plata Project with the Ute Mountain Ute Indian Tribe for the Tribe’s statutory allocation of project water.

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Colorado Water