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7/28/2014 12:27:00 AM
The Center for Public Intergrity
PHOENIX – Water conservation and reuse are being urged in a study that makes recommendations about addressing the Colorado River drought, which threatens the future well-being of Arizona and six other Western states. Matt Rice is director of the Colorado…

7/28/2014 12:03:00 AM
The Center for Public Intergrity
SALT LAKE CITY – Reuse and conserve are the two big points in a new study about how to stretch the water in the Colorado River to meet the needs of Utahns and others who depend on the river. Matt Rice is director of the Colorado Basin Program with the…

7/27/2014 8:04:00 AM
Science 2.0
A new study has found that more than 75 percent of the water loss in the drought-stricken Colorado River Basin since late 2004 came from underground resources., which means the extent of groundwater loss may pose a greater threat to the water supply of the…

7/27/2014 12:14:00 AM
USA Today
"I hate to see it,'' the 58-year-old truck driver from Kenesaw, Neb., says, peering over the side of the massive concrete dam on the Colorado River. "Nowadays you've got to be careful when you are out on a boat because of all the exposed ground…

7/26/2014 7:20:00 AM
CBS News
July 26, 2014, 8:06 AM |Weather satellites are tracking water reserves in the drought-stricken west, and researchers at NASA and the University of California-Irvine say what they’re finding is “shocking.” Teri Okita reports…

7/26/2014 12:41:00 AM
Los Angeles Times
For more than a decade, photos of the biggest reservoirs on the Colorado River have shown the dramatic drop in water levels caused by prolonged drought. But a new study suggests the greatest water losses have gone sight unseen. Using satellite data to…

7/25/2014 4:07:00 PM
CBS News
As the Southwest's drought has worsened in the last decade, making surface water scarce, millions of people are drawing more heavily on underground water supplies. The water is coming out faster than it's being replenished, a new study finds. Between…

7/25/2014 2:11:00 PM
Summit County Citizens Voice
FRISCO — Groundwater pumping is a huge factor in the Colorado River Basin water equation, California-based researchers said this week, announcing the results of satellite study that for the first time quantifies how groundwater contributes to the water…

7/25/2014 11:06:00 AM
Slate
"This is a lot of water to lose. We thought that the picture could be pretty bad, but this was shocking." Nowhere is the drop in the Colorado River more apparent than in the Hoover Dam’s Lake Mead. Earlier this month, Lake Mead set a new all-time record low…

7/25/2014 10:39:00 AM
Science World Report
It turns out that the drought-stricken Colorado River Basin may just be losing its water from underground resources. Scientists have found that more than 75 percent of water loss comes from these groundwater sources. Like Us on Facebook The Colorado River…

7/25/2014 9:26:00 AM
The River Cities Daily Tribune
AUSTIN — As drought conditions continue, the battle over water from the Colorado River heats up between advocacy groups fighting to get their messages across to state agencies with the power to halt supplies. The Lower Colorado River Basin Coalition, a…

7/25/2014 9:11:00 AM
The Center for Public Intergrity
DENVER - The river that supplies water to much of the West and recreation to outdoor lovers has its own holiday. Today is Colorado River Day, and people are celebrating the river and reminding others of its importance to the region. State Rep. Joe Salazar…

7/25/2014 5:40:00 AM
Yahoo News
Scientists on Thursday released the results of a first-of-its-kind study that finds the seven states of the drought-stricken Colorado River Basin are depleting groundwater reserves at a rapid rate. That threatens the future of a river that supplies water…

7/25/2014 4:37:00 AM
The Center for Public Intergrity
LAS VEGAS - Today is Colorado River Day, and events in Nevada include recognizing the Southern Nevada Water Authority for being at the forefront of water conservation and reuse. Marco Rauda, national coordinator for the nonprofit group Nuestro Rio, which…

7/25/2014 1:00:00 AM
Summit County Citizens Voice
FRISCO — When Congress 93 years ago formally renamed the Grand River as the Colorado, it probably didn’t have any inkling about what the mightiest river in the West would be subjected too early in the 21st century. Now far removed from that era of…

7/25/2014 12:53:00 AM
The Center for Public Intergrity
DENVER - The river that supplies water to much of the West and recreation to outdoor lovers has its own holiday. Today is Colorado River Day, and people are celebrating the river and reminding others of its importance to the region. State Rep. Joe Salazar…

7/25/2014 12:13:00 AM
The Center for Public Intergrity
SILVER CITY, N.M. - An event in Silver City today will celebrate Colorado River Day. Its organizers hope to raise awareness about a proposal the state is considering to divert the Gila River, a tributary of the Colorado River, to Deming and other areas for…

7/24/2014 10:09:00 PM
Yahoo News
Scientists on Thursday released the results of a first-of-its-kind study that finds the seven states of the drought-stricken Colorado River Basin are depleting groundwater reserves at a rapid rate. That threatens the future of a river that supplies water…

7/24/2014 9:54:00 PM
Reuters
The study released Thursday by the University of California, Irvine, shows that groundwater in the Colorado River basin has dropped by 40 million acre-feet over the past five years, the equivalent of two of the nation's largest reservoirs. "If drought…

7/24/2014 8:12:00 PM
Circle of Blue
The mineral-stained canyon walls and the plunging water levels at Lake Mead, the nation’s largest reservoir, are the most visible signs of the driest 14-year period in the Colorado River Basin’s historical record. But the receding shorelines at the…

7/24/2014 7:33:00 PM
Washington Post
Seven Western states that rely on the Colorado River Basin for valuable water are drawing more heavily from groundwater supplies than previously believed, a new study finds, the latest indication that an historic drought is threatening the region’s…

7/24/2014 7:04:00 PM
National Geographic
Lake Mead, our country’s largest reservoir, is at its lowest level ever. Can it get any worse? I’m afraid so. The Colorado River Basin is the water lifeline of the western United States. It provides water to roughly 40 million people in 7 states…

7/24/2014 7:03:00 PM
89.3 KPCC
The eastern Grand Canyon was about half-carved (to the level of the red cliffs above the hiker) from 15 million to 25 million years ago, an analysis published Sunday suggests. But the inner gorge was likely scooped out by the Colorado River in just the…

7/24/2014 6:09:00 PM
Live Science
As the Southwest's drought has worsened in the last decade, making surface water scarce, millions of people are drawing more heavily on underground water supplies. The water is coming out faster than it's being replenished, a new study finds. Between…

7/24/2014 11:54:00 AM
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
A new study by NASA and University of California, Irvine, scientists finds more than 75 percent of the water loss in the drought-stricken Colorado River Basin since late 2004 came from underground resources. The extent of groundwater loss may pose a…

7/23/2014 11:12:00 AM
Inland Newstoday
SAN LUIS – (INT) – While the State Water Project has become a trickle, run-off along another key water resource has been fully up to par. The Bureau of Reclamation says the April-July run-off down the Colorado River was 98 percent of normal as winter…

7/23/2014 9:08:00 AM
Sun Independent
The history and evolution of the Colorado River is still a matter of debate among geologists. Deciphering the exact sequence of events that created these systems is difficult, because the river has eroded the material that speaks to its early history…

7/23/2014 7:03:00 AM
Palo Verde Valley Times
Angler James Cockrell and netter Steph Lewis of Blythe caught a 45-pound flathead catfish from the Colorado River in Cibola on July 18. Special to the Times BLYTHE, Calif. - Angler James Cockrell and netter Steph Lewis of Blythe caught a 45-pound flathead…

7/22/2014 8:34:00 PM
Examiner
It was during the Great Depression, when thousands of men and their families came to Black Canyon to build the Hoover Dam – a project designed to transform the raging Colorado River into a hydroelectric power source for the region’s growing population…

7/22/2014 7:05:00 PM
Los Angeles Times
including significant cutbacks in deliveries from the California State Water Project through the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta and the Colorado River. The region's water problems are underscored by the fact that few residents know where their water…

7/22/2014 2:59:00 PM
apps.vaildaily.com
Join us at RIVERFEST, the 5th annual river discovery and conservation celebration hosted by the Eagle River Watershed Council at the Colorado River Ranch, Saturday August 9th, 2014 from 2:30pm-9:00pm. Includes a 4 mile float of the Upper Colorado River…

7/20/2014 12:01:00 AM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
I grew up with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, the architect of the Colorado River’s network of dams and reservoirs that now plumbs societies of 35 million people across the Southwest. My birthplace was the town that built Hoover Dam, Reclamation’s…

7/19/2014 5:39:00 PM
THE YUMA SUN
When a boat sinks to the bottom of the Colorado River, it is imperative to get it out of the water as soon as possible. "It is a navigable water way... so anything in the river channel is a navigational hazard," said Ron Knowlton, owner and operator of…

7/18/2014 3:03:00 PM
azcentral.com
As early as 2017, drought in the Lower Colorado River's watershed could lead to irrigation rationing for central Arizona agriculture. Planners suggest that Arizona's farms irrigated by Bureau of Reclamation reservoirs through Central Arizona Project and…

7/18/2014 10:32:00 AM
Joplin Globe
For the Whiskey Dick's owners, it isn't a matter of what's in a name but more of a place where everybody knows your name. The staff at Glory Days Music have been working their business as usual. Musicians demonstrate guitars, drums and other instruments…

7/18/2014 10:09:00 AM
Joplin Globe
JOPLIN, Mo. — In just three weeks, I'll spend my 50th birthday floating down the Colorado River with 35,000 of my closest friends. Actually, I probably won't know but the couple of people with whom I'll fly west to Bullhead City, Arizona, and Laughlin…

7/18/2014 9:17:00 AM
KEYE TV
A kayaking and camping trip in Webberville on the Colorado River turned into a water rescue for a group of 13 Dallas men. The call for help came in around 6:30 Friday morning, but the Travis County Sheriff’s Office says this scary situation was the…

7/18/2014 9:16:00 AM
Statesman
8:15 a.m. update: Officials confirmed the thirteen campers rescued from an island in the Colorado River were visiting from the Dallas area. This was the third time they visited the Austin area as part of an annual trip, officials said. The campers were…

7/17/2014 7:57:00 PM
Science Codex
Published online 13 May 2014; http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/GES00986.1. Special series: CRevolution 2: Origin and Evolution of the Colorado River System II. Unaweep Canyon is the most spectacular example of stream piracy resulting in canyon abandonment in the…

7/17/2014 4:54:00 PM
Water World
The report, titled "The Hardest Working River in the West: Common-Sense Solutions for a Reliable Water Future for the Colorado River Basin," provides a comprehensive package of methods to conserve water. Further, it estimates that 4.4 million acre-feet of…

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