Lake Powell News

9/24/2020 10:29:00 PM
Condé Nast Traveler
Horseshoe Bend is a wildly popular destination in northern Arizona—and if you’ve ever visited (or seen the photos dotting your IG feed), it’s easy to understand why. It's where the Colorado River ...

9/24/2020 9:27:00 PM
Gephardt Daily
The body of a missing Colorado man has been recovered near Lake Powell. “On Saturday, Sept. 19, at approximately 6:30 p.m., Robert Sanders, a 50-year-old male from Centennial, Colorado took a hike ...

9/24/2020 6:23:00 PM
KSTU
The National Parks Service has identified 50-year-old Robert Sanders from Centennial, Colorado as the body found near Lake Powell ...

9/24/2020 6:04:55 PM
KUTV Salt Lake City on MSN.com
A man who went missing for three days after taking a walk from a houseboat on Lake Powell was found dead after an "extensive search," according to the National Park Service. 50-year-old Robert Sanders ...

9/24/2020 4:43:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The pipeline would transport 86,000 acre-feet each year from the Colorado River to Washington County in Utah. Opponents say it will be a drain on the river’s water supply.

9/24/2020 4:32:00 PM
The Salt Lake Tribune
Utah’s proposed had been on a fast track for approval, but on Thursday state water officials asked the Interior Department to slow down the controversial billion-dollar project’s review.

9/24/2020 2:08:37 PM
KUTV Salt Lake City on MSN.com
The Utah Division of Water Resources and Washington County Water Conservancy District have requested an extended timeline from the Bureau of Reclamation to consider comments received on the Lake ...

9/24/2020 10:15:00 AM
Business Wire
Utah and Washington County request extension on Lake Powell Pipeline draft Environmental Impact Statement to consider comments.

9/24/2020 12:48:00 AM
New York Post
The scales of justice reeled in a couple of Utah men who were angling to win a bass fishing competition – but ended up pleading gill-ty to felonies for cheating, according to reports. Robert ...

9/23/2020 5:34:00 PM
Fox News
Robert Dennett, 45, and Kamron Wootton, 35, participated in a largemouth bass fishing tournament at Lake Powell in Oct. 2018 and passed off fraudulent catches as their own.

9/23/2020 3:24:00 PM
New York Times
By Derrick Bryson Taylor Every year, the calm waters of Lake Powell, teeming with bass, catfish and walleye in Southern Utah, draw dozens of anglers who try their hand at fishing contests awarding ...

9/23/2020 6:28:00 AM
Aspen Daily News
A crisis could be approaching. The two giant reservoirs on the Colorado River are both below 50% capacity. If drought causes even more drastic drops, the Bureau of Reclamation could step in to ...

9/23/2020 2:00:00 AM
Aspen Daily News
Mark FullerI was disappointed to read of the Pitkin County Commissioners’ opposition to the Colorado River Water Conservation District tax question.

9/23/2020 2:00:00 AM
Aspen Daily News
What was most unfortunate, he said, was that “the upper Colorado Basin had a 100% snowpack, yet runoff was only 54% of normal.” In 2018, a variation happened — light snow and little runoff, which ...

9/22/2020 12:12:00 PM
Casper Star-Tribune
For the West this summer, the news about water was grim. In some parts of California, it didn’t rain for over 100 days. In western Colorado, the ground was so dry that runoff at first evaporated ...

9/22/2020 7:33:00 AM
Times-News
For the West this summer, the news about water was grim. In some parts of California, it didn’t rain for over 100 days. In western Colorado, the ground was so dry that runoff at first evaporated ...

9/21/2020 11:01:00 PM
NDTV
A six-month-old baby in the US state of Utah has broken a world record and become the youngest person ever to go water skiing. A video that has gone viral online and started a heated debate on social ...

9/21/2020 3:12:00 PM
Vail Daily
For the West this summer, the news about water was grim.  In some parts of California, it didn’t rain for over 100 days. In western Colorado, the ground was so dry that runoff at ...

9/21/2020 9:03:00 AM
The Digital Universe
By SAM METZ Associated Press/Report for America CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — There’s a chance water levels in the two largest man-made reservoirs in the United States could dip to critically low levels by ...

9/20/2020 6:27:00 PM
St. George News
Two Washington City men pleaded guilty to illegally relocating fish in order to cheat a 2018 fishing tournament at Lake Powell. Robert Dennett, 45, and Kamron Wootton, 35, both of Washington City, ...

9/20/2020 4:16:00 PM
LEX18
A baby from St. George, Utah, has set the record for the youngest child to water-ski, his family says. Casey and Mindi Humpherys posted a photo and a video of 6-month-old Rich skiing at Lake Powell on ...

9/20/2020 12:45:00 PM
The Gazette
Risk of severe water shortages in the seven-state Colorado River Basin have risen dramatically since April with new forecasts indicating that lakes Powell and Mead could hit crisis levels much ...

9/19/2020 7:27:00 PM
KSTU
A baby from St. George has set the record for the youngest child to water-ski, his family says. Casey and Mindi Humpherys posted a photo and a video of 6-month-old Rich skiing at Lake Powell on ...

9/18/2020 9:56:00 AM
Storm Water
Modeling results for the Colorado River Basin operations released today by the Bureau of Reclamation indicate continued drought and an increased ...

9/18/2020 9:03:37 AM
The Spectrum on MSN.com
Two independent reports released this week indicate that the future may be drier than we've planned for in the Colorado River basin.

9/18/2020 2:20:00 AM
The Business Journals
Aaron Browning loved the houseboat he bought so much, he funneled that passion and then became the CEO of the fast-growing Arizona company. #phoenix ...

9/17/2020 11:57:00 AM
FOX31 Denver
A supply of fresh water from the Ruedi Reservoir will be released on Saturday to ease the plight of drought-stressed fish relying on flow in the Colorado River.

9/17/2020 10:29:00 AM
The Spectrum
All six of the other Colorado River Compact states have formally requested that Utah's quest for the Lake Powell Pipeline (LPP) be paused until Compact compliance issues can be resolved. The Utah LPP ...

9/16/2020 4:43:00 PM
Summit County
The Colorado River District is presenting its annual water seminar as a free, virtual event this year. The series is titled “Zooming in on West Slope Water” and will include four virtual events. All ...

9/16/2020 8:41:00 AM
The Arizona Republic
The Colorado River's reservoirs have dropped during years of drought and rising temperatures. New projections show higher risks of shortages by 2025.

9/16/2020 5:43:00 AM
KNAU Arizona Public Radio
New projections from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation show the chances of future water shortages on the Colorado River have risen sharply following a dry ...

9/16/2020 2:00:00 AM
Aspen Daily News
Pitkin County commissioners voted 3-2 during a special meeting on Tuesday to oppose the Colorado River District’s proposed Nov. 3 ballot item that seeks to raise property taxes for the stated purpose ...

9/15/2020 10:41:00 PM
KUNC
The Colorado River’s largest reservoirs are expected to keep struggling over the next five years due to climate change, according to the federal agency that oversees them.

9/15/2020 5:12:26 PM
Associated Press on MSN.com
There's a chance water levels in the two largest man-made reservoirs in the United States could dip to critically low levels by 2025, jeopardizing the steady flow ...

9/14/2020 5:47:00 AM
KNAU Arizona Public Radio
Six western states have voiced opposition to the planned Lake Powell Pipeline, which would divert water from the Colorado River to fast-growing cities in ...

9/14/2020 1:45:00 AM
High Country News
The Trump Administration’s plan to expedite review of Utah’s diversion project undoes decades of collaborative agreements between the states that rely on the Colorado River.

9/14/2020 12:41:00 AM
Public News Service
A group of Southwestern states, including Arizona, is threatening a lawsuit to halt a plan to divert billions of gallons of water from the upper basin of the Colorado River. The water would go from ...

9/13/2020 8:44:00 PM
FOX31 Denver
Six western states are up in arms about a plan proposed by the state of Utah, the Lake Powell pipeline project, a pipeline that would transport billions of gallons ...

9/13/2020 3:24:00 PM
CBS Boston / WBZ
Six states in the U.S. West that rely on the Colorado River to sustain cities and farms rebuked a plan to build an underground pipeline that would transport billions of gallons of water through the ...

9/13/2020 2:38:00 PM
KUSA
Decades of agreements between states that rely on the Colorado River could be threatened by a Trump Administration plan to expedite review of Utah's project.







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