Meetings & Agendas

Meetings & AgendasThe Colorado River Authority of Utah anticipates holding its first board meeting on July 30, 2021. Additional information will be posted on this page when available. Board meetings will be held on a schedule yet to be determined and are open to the public in accordance with the Utah Open Meetings Act. Closed meetings may be held for …

2022 Annual Report of Colorado River Authority of Utah

2022 Annual Report The Colorado River Basin is a vital source of municipal and agricultural water for Utah, supplying over a quarter of all water used in the state. However, the prolonged drought in the basin and a changing climate have created an urgent need for the efficient use of Utah’s share of the Colorado River as supplies shrink and …

Colorado River Authority of Utah Seeks Members for Advisory Councils

Those interested in participating in one of the three advisory councils can fill out an application with the Authority.

Colorado River Update

On August 30, 2021, The Colorado River Authority of Utah received an update on the status of the current hydrologic conditions on the Colorado River from the Bureau of Reclamation.

Gov. Cox, state leaders and the Colorado River Authority of Utah applaud Washington County

Washington County News Release

Upper Colorado Basin Draft Drought Response Operations Plan Soliciting Input

The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) and the Upper Division States of Utah, Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming have developed a Draft Drought Response Operations Plan Framework (Draft Plan Framework) in accordance with the scope and purposes described in the Drought Response Operations Agreement (DROA). DROA is part of the 2019 Upper Colorado River Basin  Drought Contingency Plan and aims to minimize the …

Reclamation Commissioner Announcement

Reclamation Commissioner Camille Touton Announces Need for Substantial Reductions in Colorado River Use in 2023 (June 14, 2022 Testimony Before Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee)

Governor Issues Drought Emergency Order

Governor Issues Drought Emergency Order  

Cooperative Action to Protect Lake Powell

The Basin States Respond to Department of Interior Proposal to Reduce Risks to Lake Powell Elevations & Critical Infrastructure.

Upper Colorado River Commission announces 2023 System Conservation Pilot Program

Request for proposals can be found here: Region-Specific Information Sessions Virtual: Friday, January 6th, 1-2 PM; register in advance here Price in Person: Tuesday, January 10th, 4-6 pm, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, Southeastern Region Office – Conference Room, 319 N Carbonville Rd, Price, UT 8450 Roosevelt In-Person: Thursday, January 12th, 4-6 pm, Utah State University Roosevelt Campus – Multipurpose Room, 987 E. Lagoon …