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  • California Water

    Reclamation updates 2018 Central Valley Project water allocations South-of-Delta

    The Bureau of Reclamation today issued updated allocations for South-of-Delta Central Valley Project contractors for the 2018 contract year. Based on continued refinement of hydrologic analyses and other operational factors, the allocation for South-of-Delta agricultural water service contractors has increased from 40 percent to 45 percent. The allocation for municipal and industrial contractors South-of-Delta remains at the greater of 75 percent of their historic use or public health and safety needs. Learn More →

  • WaterSMART

    Bureau of Reclamation makes funding opportunities available for Desalination Construction Projects under the WIIN Act and Title XVI Water Reclamation and Reuse Projects

    The Bureau of Reclamation has made two funding opportunities available, Desalination Construction Projects under the WIIN Act and Title XVI Water Reclamation and Reuse Projects. Applications are due for both funding opportunities by 4 p.m. MDT on July 27, 2018. Learn More →

  • Youth

    2018 Navajo Lake C.A.S.T. for Kids Event

    A large contingent of special anglers and their families were on hand Saturday, May 12, to participate in the 22nd Annual C.A.S.T. for Kids event at Navajo Lake. And participate they did, with boat captains reporting big catches of multiple species of fish by most of the 42 participants. Those that weren’t as lucky when it came to reeling in the big one, were quick to realize that the adage of “A bad day fishing is still better than a good day of…well, just about anything else!”, is accurate. Learn More →

  • Budget

    President proposed $1.0 billion fiscal year 2019 budget for the Bureau of Reclamation

    President Donald Trump proposed a $1.049 billion Fiscal Year 2019 budget for the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation. The budget supports the Department's goals of ensuring the provision of secure and reliable water supplies, the efficient generation of American energy, celebration of America's resources and recreational opportunities, and fulfilling commitments to tribal nations. Learn More →

  • Video

    Lake Nighthorse Recreation Area Dedication Ceremony - Commissioner Brenda Burman Remarks

    The Bureau of Reclamation and City of Durango held a dedication ceremony this morning at the Lake Nighthorse Recreation Area located near Durango, Colo. The ceremony celebrated the collaboration and hard work between numerous stakeholders and partners to make recreation a reality at the site, including: the Animas-La Plata Conservation District, Animas-La Plata Operation, Maintenance, and Replacement Association, City of Durango, La Plata County, Reclamation, Southern Ute Indian Tribe and Ute Mountain Ute Indian Tribe.

Recreation & Public Use

New Melones Launches Every Kid in a Park Pass Every Kid in a Park

Our country is full of dazzling landscapes where you can play and learn. They protect our wildlife and resources. They let us look into the past and protect our history. Keeping them public supports a healthy planet. Learn More →



Statement of Project Construction Cost and Repayment Statements Are Available from Reclamation

Last Updated: 6/1/18