Anticipating Colorado River shortages, Nevada enacts a law for potential household limits while Colorado River states and tribes seek a permanent conservation agreement.
Lake Mead is expected to receive a significant water level rise due to melting snowpack entering the Colorado River system.
Lake Powell's elevation rose due to above-average winter precipitation, but sedimentation reduces capacity. Climate change still threatens the Colorado River system.
The administration's proposed 2014 budget for the Bureau of Reclamation prioritizes climate resiliency and drought mitigation.
The Department of Interior wants to revise operating guidelines to save the Colorado River system. The public will have until December 20 to comment on the notice of intent and supplemental...