Tomorrow marks the deadline for the Colorado Basin states to submit a plan for reduced water allocations from the river, or else the federal government will do it for them.
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Drought situation improving in some Colorado River basin states
The drought situation is easing for now in the Colorado River basin states, thanks to recent atmospheric river events.
More than $84 million invested in drought resiliency projects
Another round of funding was announced today for drought resiliency programs. Six of the 7 Colorado River Compact states have programs receiving Bipartisan Infrastructure Funding in today's...
Using federal funds, the upper basin states will encourage Colorado River water users to save water by paying them to not use their water rights.
Western agencies, providers sign on to Colorado River protections
More than 30 water providers and agencies serving Colorado River compact states have signed and delivered a Memorandum of Understanding to the Bureau of Reclamation. The MOU lists actions that the...
DOI proposes new operating guidelines for Colorado River system
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...