Latest Hoover Dam Stories

2015-05-06 00:20:16

LAS VEGAS, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost 80 years after its official opening, the famous Hoover Dam was the setting for the World Premiere of the Freightliner Inspiration Truck.

2014-09-10 23:01:28

The Bureau of Reclamation announced that it has awarded three contracts totaling $7.46 million for work in the Lower Colorado Region at Hoover Dam and in Yuma, Arizona. Boulder

2010-10-18 06:10:23

The Hoover Dam now is neighbor to a massive bridge held up by the longest arch in the Western Hemisphere.

2010-09-15 14:00:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of the 75th Anniversary of Hoover Dam (dedicated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on Sept.

2009-04-22 18:23:00

LAS VEGAS, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Breathtaking seclusion allows one to take a moment from life to just appreciate and enjoy one of nature's majestic wonders... that is what awaits guests who embark upon Pink Jeep Tours' brand new Grand Canyon Classic Deluxe tour.

2009-04-21 10:27:18

Scripps researchers find that currently scheduled water deliveries from the Colorado River are unlikely to be met if human-caused climate change reduces runoff in the region.

2008-08-27 12:00:55

For John McCain, it was another what-was-I-thinking moment -- but this time on a topic close to home: In a mid-August telephone interview with the The Pueblo Chieftain, the Republican presidential candidate-to-be called for renegotiation of the Colorado River Compact -- with more water in mind for fast-growing Arizona, the state he represents in the Senate, as well as Southern California and Las Vegas, Nev.

2005-08-02 19:42:27

By Jim Christie SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Nevada may be near a deal that would clear the way for one of the most ambitious water projects in the arid U.S. Southwest since the Hoover Dam -- a $5 billion network of wells and pipelines to bring water to the booming Las Vegas area.

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