Lake Powell

Scoping Report for Post-2026 Colorado River Operations

On October 19, 2023, the Bureau of Reclamation published a scoping report summarizing the comments received during the public scoping process on Post-2026 Operations of Lake Powell and Lake Mead and a proposed federal action, purpose and need and scope of the environmental analysis to be included in the draft environmental impact statement (DSEIS). The Scoping Report is available on the …

Utah Moves to Protect Flaming Gorge, Lake Powell 

Utah weighs in on future Colorado River operations Through the Upper Colorado River Commission, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming adopted a resolution on September 21st conditioning their support for future releases from Flaming Gorge and other upstream reservoirs under the Drought Response Operations Agreement (DROA) on the following three principles: Water released to Lake Powell must be retained at …