Snowpack boosted to 105% of normal in Colorado River Basin

Blizzards deliver much needed snowpack to Colorado River Basin
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March 5, 2024 — The Colorado River Basin received a much-needed boost from recent snowfall, pushing snowpack to 105% of normalOpens in a new tab. with the expected peak less than a month away on April 1.  This positive trend is supported by precipitation levels at 102% of normal.

Statistics and user-generated Snow Water Equivalent (SWE) chartsOpens in a new tab. are available on the Natural Resources Conservation Service’s website.

As of yesterday, U.S. Lakes reported that Lake Mead’s water level was at 1,076.66 feet, 152.34 feet below full pool of 1,229.00.    Lake Powell Water DataOpens in a new tab. reports that Lake Powell is 32.53% of Full Pool and the 34 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 76.58% of capacity



Since 1995, Deborah has owned and operated LegalTech LLC with a focus on water rights. Before moving to Arizona in 1986, she worked as a quality control analyst for Honeywell and in commercial real estate, both in Texas. She learned about Arizona's water rights from the late and great attorney Michael Brophy of Ryley, Carlock & Applewhite. Her side interests are writing (and reading), Wordpress programming and much more.

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