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  • Photo of The Rio Grande north of Santa Fe, New Mexico.

    Reclamation awards $1.9 million to fourteen tribes

    Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Brenda Burman announced that fourteen tribes were selected to receive $1.9 million for technical assistance through the Native American Affairs Technical Assistance to Tribes Program. "Reclamation is committed to working with tribes on water management issues," Commissioner Burman said. "This funding will help establish cooperative working relationships with Indian tribes and tribal organizations and ensure they can be fully engaged as they develop, manage and protect their water resources."Read More →
  • Bureau of Reclamation awards $4.74 million canal piping contract to MD Nursery and Landscaping of Driggs, Idaho

    SALT LAKE CITY, UT – On July 2, the Bureau of Reclamation awarded a $4.7 million contract to pipe 6,800 feet of the Farson Lateral canal near Farson, Wyoming, to MD Nursery and Landscaping of Driggs, Idaho. In its current state, the canal, operated by the Eden Valley Irrigation and Drainage District, is an unlined earthen ditch. Piping will considerably improve the efficiency of the canal by eliminating losses from evaporation and seepage. Read More →
  • Photo of Navajo Lake C.A.S.T. for kids group with Otto the Otter

    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.Read More →
  • Lake Powell aerial

    First Experiment to be Conducted under the Glen Canyon Dam Long-Term Experimental and Management Plan

    The Department of the Interior will conduct the first experimental flow at Glen Canyon Dam since implementing its Long-Term Experimental and Management Plan (LTEMP) in 2016. The goal is to provide enhanced habitat for the lifecycle of aquatic insects that are the primary food source for fish in the Colorado River.Read More →
  • Photo of Glen Canyon Dam

    Report to Congress Operations of Glen Canyon Dam

    The Department of the Interior has submitted the Report to Congress - Operations of Glen Canyon Dam Pursuant to the Grand Canyon Protection Act of 1992. The report provides an update from the last report submitted by the Department and covers activities from 2016 through 2017. The Department continues to closely monitor conditions in the Colorado River Basin and looks forward to continuing to work with Congress, the seven Colorado River Basin states, and other interested stakeholders regarding the management of this vital component of the Colorado River system. Read More → | Transmittal Letters from the Secretary
  • 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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Last Updated: 8/6/18