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    In September, Reclamation’s maintenance crew at Flaming Gorge Dam had the rare task of disassembling one of three power generators at the facility, for a scheduled ‘rewedge.’ For many on the crew, this was a first experience—the last rewedge occurring more than 20-years ago. Take a sneak peek inside the facility and follow the path of water from reservoir to turbine in this brief video.


  • In The News

    Interior Proposes Adaptive Management Framework for Glen Canyon DamThe U.S. Department of the Interior today released a proposed framework for adaptively managing Glen Canyon Dam over the next 20 years with the goal of creating certainty and predictability for power and water users while protecting environmental and cultural resources in Grand Canyon National Park and the Colorado River ecosystem. The draft environmental impact statement (EIS) is available to the public for review and comment for 90 days. More >>

  • Photo: Interior Department Launches New, Interactive Web Tool to Show Effects of 16-Year Drought in the Colorado River BasinOn the heels of a White House Roundtable on Water Innovation, the U.S. Department of the Interior today launched a new, interactive website to show the dramatic effects of the 16-year drought in the Colorado River Basin. The specialized web tool, otherwise known as Drought in the Colorado River Basin... More >>

  • Photo: Reclamation Announces Talmadge Oxford as Power Area Office Manager for the Upper Colorado RegionThe Bureau of Reclamation recently announced Talmadge Oxford as the new manager of the Upper Colorado Region’s Power Area Office. As manager, Oxford now oversees the operation and maintenance of three field offices associated with Colorado River Storage Project hydroelectric power generation facilities... More >>

  • Bureau of Reclamation, New Mexico State Parks, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Team Up to Get Every Kid in a Park

    Every Kid in a Park logoThe Bureau of Reclamation and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers collaborated with New Mexico State Parks to accept the Every Kid in a Park pass at their state parks. Fourth graders who present their pass at Reclamation or Army Corps-owned state parks will receive free entry alongside their guardian. State parks participating in the program include... More >>

  • Advisory–The Upper Colorado Regional projects statement of construction cost and repayment (SPCCR) presenting the relationship between project cost and repayment are available. Please contact our Finance Officer, Shara Hillier at 801-524-3660 or shillier@usbr.gov to obtain a copy of the project SPCCR.

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Accessible Alt TextC.A.S.T for Kids is a very special fishing event that provides disabled and disadvantaged children the opportunity to experience the joy of fishing. Find an event near you at castforkids.org.


Reclamation Recreation Map Recreation.gov

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


Last Updated: 1/13/16