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Google Street View Can Now Take Users Back in Time


Date: 4/24/2014 12:29:00 AM

In March 2014, Google Street View released spectacular images of the Colorado River and its travails through the Grand Canyon and other natural land on its 1,450-mile course from Colorado to Mexico, as well as images of Hawaii, which were taken by

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Overcoming the Water Wars (Op-Ed)

Live Science

Date: 4/24/2014 12:15:00 AM

The most recent example is the bilateral agreement signed between the United States and Mexico that included the release of an historic pulse of water through the Colorado River, reviving the Colorado delta — where water has not flowed regularly since

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Colorado River cleanup spans from South Canyon to New Castle

Post Independent

Date: 4/23/2014 10:21:00 PM

Boating season is right around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than to give the mighty Colorado River a spring cleaning. On Saturday, April 26, the Glenwood Springs-based Middle Colorado Watershed Council is hosting its first — of what it

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Officials in Mexico, U.S. collaborating on flood to boost Colorado River’s delta

Crokonkite News

Date: 4/23/2014 3:26:00 PM

• The experiment is being conducted under an amendment to a 1944 treaty that allows Mexico to store water from its Colorado River allotment in U.S. reservoirs provided that some is used to benefit the environment. • Mexico began storing some of its

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Summit County Citizens Voice

Summit County Citizens Voice

Date: 4/23/2014 9:15:00 AM

FRISCO — Not developing new water diversions from the Colorado River Basin to the Front Range would increase the chances of a major Denver Water system failure, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers concluded in its final environmental impact study for the

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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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