Briefly: Lower Colorado River dam releases adjusted

According to the Mohave Valley Daily News, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation’s Lower Colorado River operations schedule depicts an increase in water releases from Davis Dam through the end of the month. Generally, water releases are at their highest during the late spring and early summer. Release averages thus far have increased from 5,974 to 7,680 cubic feet per second. Officials say releases from major reservoirs will be closely tracked and adjusted as needed to help protect levels in Lake Powell and its ability to produce hydropower.

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