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Eventually, the two rivers become one when the San Miguel merges into the Dolores and the Dolores with the Colorado River in eastern Utah. But there is one major difference: The Dolores is dammed at McPhee Reservoir near the town of Dolores, while the San Miguel is one of the last free-flowing rivers ...
YUMA, Ariz. - The Colorado River Viaduct Bridge construction for its repair will begin this Wednesday at 9 p.m. at Gateway Park under westbound Interstate 8. According to Caltrans, Yuma traffic on westbound I-8 will be detoured at 16th Street west, then north on 4th Avenue across Colorado River and ...

The ILVK consists of a dozen ranches over a 12-mile reach of the Upper Colorado River and 1 ½ miles of the Blue River. As flows in the Upper Colorado have diminished over time due to diversions that pipe and pump water to Front Range cities such as Denver and Fort Collins, ranchers have increasingly experienced ...
People in seven western states and Mexico rely on the Colorado River for their water supplies. As the climate warms, the mighty river's flows are expected to shrink--straining its ability to meet demands of cities and farms. Water managers are bracing themselves for potential shortages and therefore ...
Head east from Glenwood Springs in western Colorado today, and you'll encounter an isolated stretch of I-70 hugging the curves of the Colorado River. But 110 years ago, you would've hit "a thriving little city" of hundreds of people living in tents, nestled there between the high walls of the river canyon so ...
It was a northern Mexican garter snake, which was designated as a threatened species the year before and hadn't been seen along the Colorado River for the past 111 years. Lester was working as a seasonal technician for a bird research group at Beal Lake on the Havasu National Wildlife Refuge.

As one would expect, it was no easy task to land this Colorado River monster. "The battle George had to do to get it in is also worth mentioning," Braun said. "He had to wade in the water and, at the end, go into the water to make the final grab. This says a lot as the water this time of year is cold but George ...
After a 17-year run of mostly dry years, the Colorado River's flow has decreased significantly below the 20th century average. Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in the country, now stands just 39 percent full. The level of the reservoir behind Hoover dam has been hovering a bit above historic lows during the ...
The lucky guests - Abbi Reynolds and Caitlin Wiggins, both from Apex, North Carolina - were treated to a free tour of the world-famous Grand Canyon Skywalk, a helicopter adventure along the West Rim and a pontoon boat adventure along the Colorado River courtesy of Hualapai River Runners.
When environmental activists filed a lawsuit asking a federal court in Denver to declare that the Colorado River has a legal right to exist, the media took notice of a case that was seemingly doomed to go nowhere. And, in fact, the plaintiffs, under pressure from Colorado's attorney general, recently withdrew ...
McBride was the last person to kayak the Colorado River from source to sea, finding himself paddling through thick slush. Jon Waterman, who paddled the entire 1450 miles of the Colorado, comes to the river's unnatural end, two miles into Mexico, trapped in tamarisk and a cess pool of plastic, fertilizers, ...
The people who guide how much water from the Colorado River each state gets typically make a big announcement at their annual meeting in Las Vegas, which is being held this week. But it doesn't appear to be going that way this year. Luke Runyon, who covers the Colorado River for KUNC, a National ...
At the start of the 20th century, the Colorado River flowed free from the Rocky Mountains to northern Mexico, where it supported a unique delta habitat. But that changed over the past 80 years as the population of the Southwest U.S. swelled: Today, the river supplies water to 40 million people and 4 million ...
agriculture and domestic activities consume much of the Colorado River water that once flowed to the Colorado Delta and Northern gulf of California. The nature and extent of impact of this fresh-water loss on the ecology and fisheries of the Colorado Delta and Gulf of California is controversial. A recent ...
As we've reported, Colorado River v. State of Colorado represented a first-of-its-kind case in federal court, in which a number of human representatives -- and Denver-based lawyer Jason Flores-Williams -- were attempting to establish "personhood" for the Colorado River and give it, and other natural ...
The first forecast for the Colorado River is in, and the outlook for the coming year is bleak. The National Weather Service's Colorado Basin River Forecast Center predicts the river will flow at about 54 percent of its average volume during the key runoff period from April to July. That's when the river usually ...
20060610 29778411 On a summer afternoon, rafters relax on a quiet stretch of the Colorado River while passing below Glenwood Springs. The nearby Shoshone hydroelectric dam plays an important role in management of the river, including for recreation. Karl Gehring/The Denver Post via Getty Images.

Rocky Mountains snowpack that feeds Colorado River water supplies was 20 percent below average in December in some areas, prompting a prediction that the key water source for seven U.S. states could flow at 54 percent of its average volume during the April-July snowpack runoff period. The Las ...
Las Vegas, Nev. -- Rocky Mountains snowpack that feeds Colorado River water supplies was 20 percent below average in December in some areas, prompting a prediction that the key water source for seven U.S. states could flow at 54 percent of its average volume during the April-July snowpack runoff ...
The casino resort is the venue where water managers as part of the Colorado River Water Users Association -- sponsored by the Walton Family Foundation, which also provides funding support for water reporting at KUNC -- meet each winter to hash out their biggest problems. And right now, that problem ...
The Colorado River District says it stands behind the recent hiring of Zane Kessler as communications director, despite concerns from some of the more-conservative counties in the district about his past political activities regarding oil and gas leases in the Thompson Divide area. Scott McInnis, a Mesa ...
Over-use of the Colorado River has long concerned environmentalists, but a short film has set out to explore the human impacts of over-allocation. KAWC's Maya Springhawk Robnett attended a viewing in San Luis, Arizona… The Yuma area relies on the Colorado River to produce 90% of the country's ...
The water authority's board voted unanimously to extend the agreement covering 2 million acre-feet of Colorado River water between 2037 and 2047. This amounts to 20 percent of the region's water needs. The complex agreement covers water originally intended for Imperial Valley farms and requires the ...
DENVER -- Protestors spurred on by the environmental group Deep Green Resistance gathered at dusk in front of the Alfred A. Arraj Courthouse in downtown Denver Friday. High above their heads, the words "Colorado River rights of Nature" loomed, lit by a spotlight projector placed outside the protester ...
A threatened snake that hasn't been seen along the lower Colorado River in a century has apparently repopulated an area south of Lake Havasu City. ... Officials believe the water-loving snake repopulated the area because of habitat improvements that are part of the lower Colorado River conservation ...
The state contends the question of whether or not the Colorado River should be declared a legal "person," with protected rights and options for ...
This silly hypothetical won't be far-fetched if a group of activists succeeds in obtaining personhood for the Colorado River ecosystem, which ...
The suit lists "the Colorado River ecosystem" as the plaintiff along with people who hope to serve as "next friends" for the river and represent its ...
San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies seized 431 marijuana plants while serving a search warrant behind a residence in the community of ...
Matagorda County, Texas- The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing boater near the mouth of the Colorado River on Monday ...
The suit lists "the Colorado River ecosystem" as the plaintiff along with people who hope to serve as "next friends" for the river and represent its ...
That snow will melt in the spring and rush along tributaries of the Colorado River high up in the mountains heading west. But before the river's ...
1 dead, 1 missing after boat capsized close to mouth of the Colorado River ... the vessel he was on capsized Saturday near the Colorado River.
DENVER -- Beneath the dim red glow of string lights at the mercury Cafe in downtown Denver, about 25 people gathered Tuesday afternoon to ...
Matagorda County - One person is dead and another is missing Saturday after a boat capsized near Colorado River in Matagorda County ...
Geologists have long debated how and when the Colorado River made its first connection to the ocean. In a new study, a team led by the UO's ...
The Colorado River's initial trip to the ocean didn't come easy, but its story has emerged from layers of sediment preserved within tectonically ...
As we explained in September, the State of Colorado is being sued by the Colorado River. The suit is modeled on similar litigation in other ...
... users throughout the Colorado River Basin to restore watersheds by ... from the Colorado River, which supports tens of millions of people, ...
The fish was first encountered and tagged on April 30, 1993, in the Colorado River near Westwater Ranger Station in Utah. It has been since ...
Kiles took the children, wrapped them in plastic and floated them down the Colorado River. The baby was found in a canal in Morelos, Mexico a ...
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Water in the Upper Colorado River Basin has decreased seven percent since the late 1980s. KNAU's Melissa Sevigny reports on the results of ...
Fifteen miles upstream from Lee's Ferry, Glen Canyon dam halts the Colorado River. Over 50 years ago, before the last bucket of concrete ...
The body of a 46-year-old Arizona man was pulled from the Colorado River near Needles Sunday afternoon and San Bernardino County ...
The petition by the children, members of the Colorado River Indian tribes who were identified only by their initials, sought to overturn an ...
"Walleye have gone gangbusters in Lake Powell," said Tom Chart, a fisheries biologist who heads the Upper Colorado River Endangered ...
Colorado River Medical Center Chief Operating Officer Knaya Tabora, Executive Vice President Bing Lum, Director of Ancillary Services Joy ...
The Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire Unit are hosting recruitment sessions this fall and winter. Anyone interested in wildland firefighting ...
With Faraday Future gone, water remains a factor in fully developing the Apex Industrial Park, a vast 21,000-acres stretch of land that North Las ...


 

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