News & Highlights

  • Features

    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.

  • The Upper Colorado Region along with federal and state partners hosted two successful Earth Connections Camps at Red Butte Garden on June 17 and Moab Youth Garden, Utah, on August 22. Earth Connections goal is to reconnect urban American Indian youth with their natural world and cultural heritage. More >>

  • In The News

    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 >>

  • Photo: Brent Esplin Named Deputy Regional Director for the Upper Colorado RiverThe Bureau of Reclamation recently announced Brent Esplin as the new Deputy Regional Director for the Upper Colorado Region. As Deputy Regional Director, Esplin will oversee a variety of water and hydropower programs throughout Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, New Mexico, Texas, Utah and Wyoming. 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 to obtain a copy of the project SPCCR.


Projects & Places

Recreation & Public Use

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

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

Last Updated: 11/18/15