Colorado River


Feds pause Flaming Gorge releases amid snowy winter for Colorado River – Cronkite News

Photo: Flaming Gorge Reservoir in a June 2021 photo. The federal government has halted releases that were aimed at propping up Lake Powell downstream, as heavier than normal precipitation this winter has helped recharge the Colorado River watershed. (Photo by Ted Wood/The Water Desk). The federal government has halted releases from the Flaming Gorge Reservoir


California releases its own plan for Colorado River cuts – Associated Press

California released a plan Tuesday detailing how Western states reliant on the Colorado River should save more water. It came a day after the six other states in the river basin made a competing proposal. In a letter to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, California described how states could conserve between 1 million and nearly