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Lake Mead, on the Colorado River, is the largest reservoir in the United States, but users are consuming more water than flows down the river in an average year, which threatens the water supply for agriculture and households.
Accord announced by U.S. Interior Secretary Salazar sets stage for future environmental progress MEXICO CITY, Dec.
The convergence in the coming year of three cyclical conditions affecting ocean temperatures and weather is likely to create unprecedented challenges for states that depend on water from the Colorado River.
LAKE MEAD, Nev., Sept.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of the 75th Anniversary of Hoover Dam (dedicated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on Sept.
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- It's time to start the countdown to a new boating and fishing season. And even with snow blanketing much of the country, sunny days and thawing temperatures are right around the corner.
As the West warms, a drier Colorado River system could see as much as a one-in-two chance of fully depleting all of its reservoir storage by mid-century assuming current management practices continue on course, according to a new University of Colorado at Boulder study.
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.
Scientists predict even more water shortages over the next several years for seven Western states due to the added affects of human-caused climate change.