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Water Conservationists Cry Foul on Proposed Battle Creek Dam

The Center for Public Intergrity

Date: 1/15/2018 12:03:00 AM

Wockner points out that demand for the water that flows from Battle Creek down into the Little Snake, Yampa and Green rivers and ultimately into the Colorado River already exceeds supply. He says state agencies overseeing similar diversion projects under

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Boombox Parade winners honored

Mohave Daily News

Date: 1/14/2018 10:00:00 PM

BULLHEAD CITY — The Colorado River Women’s Council gave out some awards Thursday, and it plans to give out awards of a different sort in March. The plaques handed out Thursday were for entrants in last month’s Boom Box Christmas Parade who took first

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USDA set for round 2 of feral pig extermination at Havasu

AZFamily

Date: 1/14/2018 4:43:00 PM

U.S. Department of Agriculture aerial sharpshooters are returning to the Lake Havasu National Wildlife Refuge for a second attempt to exterminate feral hogs at the refuge along the Colorado River. However, the facility's manager told the Today's News

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Boys and Girls Clubs fundraising for expansion

Mohave Daily News

Date: 1/11/2018 10:03:00 PM

BULLHEAD CITY — Boys and Girls Clubs of the Colorado River are putting heart and sole to good use, pairing fundraising opportunities to complete projects benefiting local children. “We’ve reached out to everybody and partnered with local thrift

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William Zou: Continuing turf rebate program will improve LA’s sustainability

Daily Bruin

Date: 1/11/2018 9:45:00 PM

Imagine the vast landscapes that Los Angeles’ water supply flows through. Water from the Colorado River races past the Eagle Mountains, bends into the Mojave Desert and snakes through the Imperial Valley. The complex system of pumps and canals that

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• River: Colorado River
• Surface Area: 1,346 Acres
• Volume: 16,848 Acre Feet
Shadow Mountain Lake is a reservoir in Grand County, Colorado, near the headwaters of the Colorado River. Shadow Mountain Lake is created by Shadow Mountain Dam. The lake forms a continuous body of water with Grand Lake, the largest natural lake in Colorado; they are separated by gates.

Shadow Mountain Lake is part of Arapaho National Recreation Area.

The creation of Shadow Mountain Lake was authorized by the Colorado-Big Thompson bill, passed in 1937, which also created the Colorado-Big Thompson Project. Water from the Grand Lake-Shadow Mountain Lake body is diverted through the Alva B. Adams tunnel, at the eastern edge of Grand Lake, into the Big Thompson River on the east side of the Continental Divide. Storage began in 1947.
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