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.
Features and News
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Biologists complete the 13th season of bird banding along lower Colorado River. In a cooperative effort among various agencies, non-profits, and other bird researchers throughout the continental U.S., Canada and Mexico.
Water leaders from Kazakhstan visits Washington, D.C., Yuma Area Office, Phoenix City officials, Arizona State University, Nature Conservancy of Arizona, and Central Arizona Project (CAP), in search of information on "Trans-boundary Water Management.
Park and Trails: Working through a community-based partnership, the Bureau of Reclamation has supported and contributed to the establishment of a river and land trail network for residents and visitors.
Lower Colorado Region employees, who together comprise the Region's Rope Access Team, were applying their specialized skills at Hoover Dam to monitor and inspect the stability of the rock prior to an upcoming contract.
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Updated: September 3, 2013