In Brief: Stage set for water cuts as record-low levels forecast for Powell

The Colorado Sun reports that the lack of snow this season has water managers in seven states preparing for cutbacks outlined in drought contingency plans drafted two years ago. A forecast released by the Bureau of Reclamation shows the federally owned Lake Mead and Lake Powell dipping near record-low levels. The report showed Lake Powell at 42 percent capacity and Lake Mead at 40 percent capacity with little new water on the horizon.

Read more on this story from The Colorado Sun.

Independent, non-partisan journalism costs money. Please support Fresh Water News by making a donation now.

Donate