The project could divert 86,000 acre-feet from Lake Powell to the retirement community of St. George.
In today’s ‘new normal,’ there is simply not enough water to maintain both Lake Powell and Lake Mead.
The obscure Paradox Valley Unit keeps the Colorado River’s salinity levels in check for farmers, but causes quakes upstream.
The latest draft of the plan sets strict guidelines for approving new diversions over the Rocky Mountains.
Former Reclamation Commissioner Daniel Beard tells how defunct water policy, and the bureau itself, contribute to drought.
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