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Above-Normal Flow to Be Released from Lake Powell

Water will go to Lake Mead for distribution to Arizona, California, Nevada.

'Smart' Agreements Leave More Water in Lake Mead, Regulators Say

Snow pack will add to reservoirs this spring, but the Colorado basin remains in a drought.

Recharge Efforts Raise Groundwater Levels in Cochise County

About one billion gallons have been redirected to the recharge areas.

Spring Weather Draws Hikers, Then Rescue Teams

Many hit the trail unprepared for the reality of hours in the sun.

Navajo Nation Maps Drought with NASA Satellites

Tool can help observation of vast area and diverse ecologies.

Study: Higher Temps Affect Colorado River as Much as Precipitation

Research shows high temperatures took 500,000 acre-feet from river since 2000.

NASA: Measuring Dust Can Improve Snowmelt Predictions

Better data allow better forecasts, preparations for spring runoff to Colorado River.

Senator Flake Named Chair of Water, Power Resources Committee

Group will oversee water issues affecting Arizona and the Southwest.

Satellites Reveal Shrinking Water, Bare Shorelines in Lower Grand Canyon

The drought-driven changes could affect recreation and wildlife.

Shrinking Lake Mead Water Levels Could Trigger Official Shortage

50 percent chance for cuts to water shares.

Study: Lake Mead Shortage Could Slow Home Construction, Agriculture

Drought declaration would cause rationing that would affect adequate water supplies.

2015 Spill Dumped 540 Tons of Metals into River, EPA Says

Wastewater from the Colorado mine turned rivers yellow.

US-Mexico Study of San Pedro River a Binational First

The San Pedro River Aquifer provides water to people on both sides of the border.

Fish Thriving - Guess Where? - in Santa Cruz River Near Tucson

Improved water quality from treatment plants provides year-round flow.

Havasupai Sue To Protect Their Water

Havasu Creek is both water source and livelihood for the Grand Canyon tribe.

Water May Flow Regularly in Santa Cruz River Within 2 Years

Tucson Water project will use reclaimed water to restore a portion of the river's flow.

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