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12/14/2018 11:14:00 PM
USA Patch
LAS VEGAS – By Susan Greene for The Colorado Independent. Reforming western water policy has always been an exercise in political maneuvering, stop-and-start negotiations and bureaucratic delays.

12/14/2018 6:07:00 PM
The Arizona Republic
LAS VEGAS — With the water level in Lake Mead hovering near a point that would trigger a first-ever official shortage on the Colorado River, representatives of California, Arizona and Nevada are tryin...

12/14/2018 10:33:00 AM
KUNC
On stage in a conference room at Las Vegas's Caesars Palace, Keith Moses said coming to terms with the limits of the Colorado River is like losing a loved one. "It reminds me of the seven stages of gr...

12/14/2018 9:34:00 AM
Phys.org
The cottonwood and willow trees planted since 2014 at the Miguel Aleman restoration site on the Colorado River Delta form the curved ribbon of dark green along abandoned back channel of the ...

12/14/2018 9:26:00 AM
Sterling Journal-Advocate
A powerful Colorado River agency formally approved a far-reaching set of drought plans this week, paving the way for a critical seven-state accord designed to stave off mandatory cutbacks in water use ...

12/14/2018 7:22:00 AM
The Colorado Independent
LAS VEGAS – Reforming western water policy has always been an exercise in political maneuvering, stop-and-start negotiations and bureaucratic delays. Progress comes slowly and often reluctantly – a pa...

12/13/2018 7:44:00 PM
The Denver Post
LAS VEGAS — The head of the federal agency controlling the Colorado River said Thursday the U.S. government will impose unprecedented restrictions on water supplies to the seven Southwestern U.S. stat...

12/13/2018 6:49:00 PM
Arizona Daily Star
The federal Bureau of Reclamation commissioner threatened Thursday to take over some crucial Colorado River management decisions if Arizona and California don’t quickly approve drought plans.

12/13/2018 6:35:00 PM
sfgate.com
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on efforts for seven Southwestern states to reach agreement on Colorado River drought contingency plans (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Federal water managers are setting a J...

12/13/2018 5:55:00 PM
The Arizona Republic
LAS VEGAS — Federal Reclamation Commissioner Brenda Burman set a firm deadline for Western states to finish a set of Colorado River drought agreements, telling Arizona and California they need to sign ...

12/13/2018 5:17:00 PM
Deseret News
LAS VEGAS — The head of the federal agency controlling the Colorado River said Thursday the U.S. government will impose unprecedented restrictions on water supplies to the seven Southwestern U.S. stat...

12/13/2018 4:45:00 PM
Arizona Daily Star
The U.S. government official in charge of Colorado River management all but threatened a federal takeover of the river Thursday as a cudgel to prod Arizona and other river basin states to get ...

12/13/2018 2:43:00 PM
sfgate.com
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Water managers from seven Southwestern states that depend on the Colorado River are close but haven't finalized an unprecedented drought contingency plan they may have to enact in 202...

12/13/2018 12:52:00 PM
Grist
Invest in nonprofit journalism today. Donate now and every gift will be matched through 12/31. Prompted by years of drought and mismanagement, a series of urgent multi-state meetings are currently ...

12/13/2018 12:20:00 PM
News 9
Reclamation has released a study that shows how the ten partnership tribes currently use their water, projects how future water development could occur and describes the potential effects of future tr...

12/13/2018 10:48:00 AM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
For more than a year, federal officials have been pushing for the completion of drought contingency plans by the seven states that share the Colorado River. Now that push comes with a deadline: Finish ...

12/13/2018 10:44:00 AM
U.S. News & World Report
Federal water managers are setting a Jan. 31 deadline for the seven Southwestern states that depend on the Colorado River to finalize unprecedented voluntary drought contingency plans they expect to h...

12/12/2018 5:14:00 PM
The Arizona Republic
With Colorado River water shortage looming, Phoenix votes down water-rate increase The Phoenix City Council rejected a water-rate increase that would have supported $1.5 billion in new projects to pre...

12/12/2018 2:16:00 PM
KRQE Blogs
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Southern California's largest water wholesaler has approved a drought contingency plan that it hopes will help ensure the drought-stressed Colorado River will supply the Southwest f...

12/12/2018 7:06:00 AM
KNAU Arizona Public Radio
Representatives of the seven Colorado River Basin states meet today at a conference in Las Vegas to discuss the details of a long-awaited plan for dealing with drought. Cities, farms, and tribal natio...

12/11/2018 10:59:00 PM
Arizona Daily Star
A $135 million plan to keep Lake Mead from falling too low appears headed to the Arizona Legislature after getting unanimous support from the board governing the Central Arizona Project, which ...

12/11/2018 10:30:00 PM
Arizona Republic
YUMA – Large numbers of migrants, mostly families from Guatemala, are illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border along the emaciated Colorado River, nearly unimpeded. That section of the border hasn't ...

12/11/2018 9:50:00 PM
The Arizona Republic
More migrants crossing through Colorado River in Arizona More migrants are crossing illegally through the Colorado River on the U.S.-Mexico border. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://www.a...

12/11/2018 7:44:00 PM
Los Angeles Times
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California on Tuesday approved a plan for sharing Colorado River delivery cuts if a shortage is declared on the drought-depleted river. The vote by the dist...

12/11/2018 7:25:00 PM
The News & Observer
Southern California's largest water wholesaler has approved a drought contingency plan that it hopes will help ensure the drought-stressed Colorado River will supply the Southwest for a decade. Genera...

12/11/2018 6:30:00 PM
Arizona Daily Star
A $135 million plan to keep Lake Mead from falling too low appears headed to the Arizona Legislature after getting unanimous support from the board governing the Central Arizona Project, which ...

12/11/2018 5:40:00 PM
U.S. News & World Report
Southern California's largest water wholesaler has approved a drought contingency plan that it hopes will ensure the drought-stressed Colorado River will supply the Southwest for a decade. Dec. 11, 20...

12/11/2018 3:40:00 PM
Yahoo Finance
Facing the impending threat of Colorado River reservoirs reaching critically low levels, the board of directors of the Metropolitan Water District today approved a sweeping plan among seven states ...

12/11/2018 3:26:00 PM
The Business Journals
Facing the impending threat of Colorado River reservoirs reaching critically low levels, the board of directors of the Metropolitan Water District today approved a sweeping plan among seven states to ...

12/10/2018 7:41:00 PM
The Arizona Republic
The Imperial Irrigation District, which holds some of the oldest and largest rights to Colorado River water, on Monday tentatively agreed to a one-time contribution of up to 250,000 acre-feet of surpl...

12/10/2018 8:49:00 AM
KUNM
States To Extend Deadline On Colorado River Drought Plan - Associated Press With drought continuing and reservoirs shrinking, seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the Colorado River had been ...

12/10/2018 7:40:00 AM
The Weather Channel
Colorado River water supports about 40 million people and millions of acres of farmland in the U.S. and Mexico. After nearly two decades of drought, officials from seven Southwestern U.S. states ...

12/10/2018 6:38:00 AM
NBC Los Angeles
With drought entering a second decade and reservoirs continuing to shrink, seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the overtaxed Colorado River for crop irrigation and drinking water had been ex...

12/10/2018 1:15:00 AM
Greenwich Time
LAS VEGAS (AP) — With drought entering a second decade and reservoirs continuing to shrink, seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the overtaxed Colorado River for crop irrigation and drinking ...

12/9/2018 5:27:00 PM
sfgate.com
LAS VEGAS — With drought entering a second decade and reservoirs continuing to shrink, seven southwestern U.S. states that depend on the overtaxed Colorado River for crop irrigation and drinking water ...

12/9/2018 4:36:00 PM
The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier
LAS VEGAS (AP) — With drought entering a second decade and reservoirs continuing to shrink, seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the overtaxed Colorado River for crop irrigation and ...

12/9/2018 3:29:00 PM
Deseret News
LAS VEGAS — With drought entering a second decade and reservoirs continuing to shrink, Utah and six other states that depend on the overtaxed Colorado River for crop irrigation and drinking water had ...

12/9/2018 8:44:00 AM
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
LAS VEGAS >> With drought entering a second decade and reservoirs continuing to shrink, seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the overtaxed Colorado River for crop irrigation and drinking wate...

12/9/2018 7:51:00 AM
ABC News
With drought entering a second decade and reservoirs continuing to shrink, seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the overtaxed Colorado River for crop irrigation and drinking water had ...

12/8/2018 6:02:00 AM
Arizona Daily Star
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona says it's one step closer to figuring out how to divvy up water cuts as the supply from the Colorado River becomes more limited. Several Western states that rely on the ...





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