Colorado River Board of California

water, Colorado River, California, Arizona, drought, Lake Mead, Lake Powell, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Arizona Department of Water Resources
Feb 1, 2023

California releases its own plan for Colorado River cuts

California released a plan Tuesday detailing how Western states reliant on the Colorado River should save more water. It came a day after the six other states in the river basin made a competing proposal.

Colorado River, Lake Mead, Arizona, Colorado, Mexico, Nevada, drought, water shortage, drinking water, Central Arizona Project, farmers
Jan 30, 2023

In the West, pressure to count water lost to evaporation

Exposed to the beating sun and hot dry air, more than 10% of the water carried by the Colorado River evaporates, leaks or spills as the 1,450-mile (2,334-kilometer) powerhouse of the West flows through the region's dams, reservoirs and open-air canals.