Stories & Media

    Apprentices successfully complete first year of training program

    “The month of August 2016 is a memorable period in our Apprenticeship Program,” Randolph M. Argote declared recently. Argote, the Supervisory Apprentice Coordinator at Hoover Dam, added, “Our power system electrician apprentices (PSEAs) successfully completed their first year in the program on Aug. 21.” Read More →
  • Bureau of Reclamation Begins Low-Level Helicopter Research Flights Over Yuma Area

    Reclamation’s Yuma Area Office (YAO), in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration regulations, is announcing an upcoming research project involving low-level helicopter flights in the Yuma area. The helicopter will be towing a large hexagonal frame over the Yuma agricultural production areas and the Colorado River over the next few weeks to survey and capture groundwater imagery. The flights will begin the last week of August and continue for up to 3 weeks. Read More →
  • YAO student trainees’ work experience allows them to grow, shine

    “There was always something new to experience,” said Enrique Cervantes, describing his participation in an eight-week internship at the Yuma Area Office (YAO) that he and eight other students recently completed and during which they gained work experience and learned about YAO operations. Read More →


Projects & Places

Recreation & Public Use

Reclamation Recreation Map Reclamation Land Use

The public may apply to use Reclamation land, facilities, and waterbodies, and may engage in the use only after proper authorization is received from Reclamation. Use authorizations are not required for permitted public recreational use of recreation areas and facilities open to the public. Read More →

Reclamation Recreation Map Reclamation Recreation Website

Reclamation projects have created a variety of recreation opportunities on the rivers downstream from the dams, including world class whitewater rafting and fishing opportunities. Read More →

Reclamation Recreation Map helps you discover and book trips at Reclamation facilities and at all of America's public places. Read More →

Special Notice

The Lower Colorado Region's Statements of Project Construction Cost and Repayment (SPCCR) presenting the relationship between project cost and repayment are available upon request. Please contact Matt Stemmer at (702) 293-8223 or to obtain a copy of a project SPCCR.

Last Updated: 9/26/16