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Welcome to the Bureau of Reclamation’s Lower Colorado Region
Managing the Lower Colorado River and water resource projects and programs in Arizona, southern California and southern Nevada.

The Bureau of Reclamation’s Lower Colorado Region serves as the "water master" for the last 688 miles of the Colorado River within the United States on behalf of the Secretary of the Interior. We also maintain Hoover, Davis and Parker Dams, annually measure and account for the water’s use, and maintain the river channel and protective levees.


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Researchers Establish Mapping Grid at the Larder Archaeological Site In March 2015, a geophysical survey of a prehistoric archaeological site, named the Larder Site, in the Clark County Wetlands Park provided promising preliminary results, which may be applicable to future archaeological research and preservation projects throughout the Mojave Desert region. More...

Participants in Math/Science-Oriented Educational Program 
Visit Hoover Dam Participants in Math/Science-Oriented Educational Program Visit Hoover Dam - The visit was part of a summer experience for 15 students participating in the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) Academy for Mathematics, Science and Engineering. The program is part of the parent program Cooperative Developmental Energy Program (CDEP), whose mission is to increase the number of minorities and unrepresented groups to pursue careers in the energy industry. More...

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