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Lake Powell

Arizona is overdue to discuss its No. 1 problem: water

Here’s why water must be Arizona’s top public-policy debate:

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Feds cut Colorado River releases; CAP shortage risks increase

Feds cut Colorado River releases; CAP shortage risks increase

The federal government tightened the screws on the overtaxed Colorado River Friday, announcing that it will cut water releases from Lake Powell to Lake Mead for the first time ever starting in October.

August 17, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Another low-runoff year may herald CAP shortage

Another low-runoff year may herald CAP shortage

Another year of very low precipitation and snowpack in the Rocky Mountains has spurred another year of low runoff on the Colorado River - the 10th such year out of the past 14.

April 16, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Another low-runoff year may herald CAP shortage

Another low-runoff year may herald CAP shortage

The Central Arizona Project - this section is in Avra Valley - carries Colorado River water from Lake Mead toward Tucson. Officials say there is a 35 percent chance of the first CAP water shortage in history in 2016.

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Fall kills Flagstaff neurosurgeon

FLAGSTAFF — A neurosurgeon from Flagstaff died after slipping and falling on a slick rock near the Cookie Jar area of Lake Powell. Dr. Nathan Avery, 45, hit his head Saturday near his campsite and fell unconscious into the water, The Arizona Daily Sun reports. Members of a group the doctor …

August 20, 2012 9:59 amLoading…

State Briefs

Utah man burned in boat explosion

July 27, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson boy injured at Lake Powell

Arizona Daily Star

June 20, 2012 3:22 pm

Colorado River flow expected to be down

The Colorado River, volatile as ever, is expected to run far below normal this year in Arizona following a near-record high 2011 runoff, authorities said Wednesday.

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