Interior Department Announces Investment in Water Resilience Projects

Secretary Haaland says the projects will enhance “health and conservation throughout Southwest desert ecosystems.“ At the National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland announced…

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Interior Invests in Southwest Wetlands for Drought Resilience

$25 million goes to projects to protect the Colorado River system and enhance habitat conservation. The Department of the Interior has announced a $25 million investment from the…

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Water Infrastructure Report Released by Federal Agencies

The Bureau of Reclamation and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers detailed the results of collaborative efforts. The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers released a joint report with the…

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Water Agencies Reach Lake Mead Conservation Agreement

The Bureau of Reclamation commissioner commends the collaboration that will be in effect through 2025. The Department of the Interior announced this month that several western water agencies…

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Administration Announces Colorado River System Conservation Agreement

The investment with Imperial Irrigation District will conserve approximately 100,000 acre-feet of water. The Department of the Interior has announced a conservation agreement with the Imperial Irrigation District…

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States Reach Deal on Colorado River Water 

Interior Department will conduct an environmental review before federal authorization is given. An agreement to draw less water from the Colorado River was reached over the weekend between…

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Bureau of Reclamation Implements Water Reductions

Lake Powell will rise as the Glen Canyon Dam releases less water. The Bureau of Reclamation began adjusted monthly operations for the Glen Canyon Dam this past week,…

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Interior Department Announces New Water Preservation Program

$4 billion in funding will be invested in Colorado River conservation. The Department of the Interior announced a new program last week that provides conservation funding for the…

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DOI Celebrates South Dakota Water Project

$75.5 million investment will move the project to completion. The Department of the Interior officials joined the Bureau of Reclamation leaders for a celebratory ribbon-cutting ceremony for a…

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Report Says Colorado River “Most Endangered”

Drought conditions continue in American Southwest.  A nonprofit conservation group has published a new report on “America’s Most Endangered Rivers,” citing the Colorado River as the most endangered…

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