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448.03 FEET
12/21/2014
Full Pool: 445.0
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MCC report details higher ed success

Mohave Daily News

Date: 12/21/2014 12:40:00 AM

KINGMAN — While a recent national report ranked the Lake Havasu City-Kingman area as the “least educated” in America based on percentages of residents possessing bachelor’s degrees, recent figures from Mohave Community College reveals an increase

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Paddlers' adventure set for first of year

The Facts

Date: 12/21/2014 12:17:00 AM

There will be an overnight float trip down the Colorado River on Jan. 3-4 for all interested paddlers. This unsponsored weekend on the water will start Saturday morning at LCRA’s Hollywood Bottom Park in Wharton County and end Sunday afternoon at the

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Busy time, long lines for Havasu shipping businesses

Havasu News

Date: 12/20/2014 10:30:00 PM

Charles Martin juggled packages upon packages as he waited in a long, slow line at the Lake Havasu City Post Office. Martin, like many others in line with him, waited until the last minute to ship off Christmas goodies to his loved ones he said are spread

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Watch the Colorado River Delta Abruptly Come Back to Life

Motherboard

Date: 12/20/2014 3:48:00 PM

It'd be hard to come up with a more profound or at least singular illustration of the state of fresh water in the Western United States than the Colorado River delta. Here, at the upper vertex of the Gulf of California, the Southwest's mightiest river

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Broncs top Knights for first win of season

Parker Pioneer

Date: 12/20/2014 10:43:00 AM

The high school boys basketball game Friday night in Parker between the Parker Broncs and the Lake Havasu Knights looked at first like it would be dominated by Parker. Going into the fourth quarter, Parker had an 8-poingt lead. Then, the Knights began

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• River: Colorado River
• Surface Area: 19,300 Acres
• Shoreline: 450 Miles
• Volume: 648,000 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 178,392 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 35 Feet
Lake Havasu is a large reservoir behind Parker Dam on the Colorado River, on the border between California and Arizona. Lake Havasu City sits on the lake's eastern shore. The lake has a capacity of 648,000 acre feet (799,000,000 m3). The concrete arch dam was built by the United States Bureau of Reclamation between 1934 and 1938. The lake's primary purpose is to store water for pumping into two aqueducts.
Lake Havasu is well known for its recreational fishing and boating, which bring in 750,000 visitors a year. Fishing tournaments are often held on the lake, where bass are the main catch.
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