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Colorado River


The Colorado River is one of the principal rivers of the Southwestern United States and northern Mexico The 1,450-mile (2,330 km) Colorado River drains an  ...

Colorado River Map -- National Geographic


Explore an interactive map of Colorado River diversions, dams, ecosystems, stories, pictures, video, and more.

Drought in the Colorado River Basin - US Department of the Interior


Since 2000, the Colorado River Basin (Basin) has been experiencing a historic, extended drought that has impacted regional water supply and other resources, ...

About the Colorado River Basin | Colorado Basin: Setting the Course


The Colorado River is a national treasure, the lifeblood of the arid West and essential to daily life for farms, ranches, cities, suburbs and the tourism economy  ...

Rare Sight: Colorado River Reaches Gulf (Photos) - Live Science


May 21, 2014 ... For the first time in 16 years, freshwater from the Colorado River has flowed into the Gulf of California.

Where does the Colorado River start and end? | Reference.com


The Colorado River begins in north central Colorado and ends at the Gulf of California. The river is chiefly supplied by snow melting in the Rocky Mountains and ...

The Day We Set the Colorado River Free | Outside Online


Jun 10, 2014 ... It's been more than 50 years since the Colorado River regularly reached the sea. But this spring, the U.S. and Mexico let the water storm ...

Not All Rivers Reach the Sea - The New York Times


Nov 17, 2011 ... An expanse along the 70-mile stretch where the Colorado River has run dry, Peter McBrideThe long expanse where the Colorado River has ...

Where the Colorado River Runs Dry - The New York Times


Feb 14, 2012 ... MOST visitors to the Hoover Dam and the Grand Canyon probably don't realize that the mighty Colorado River, America's most legendary ...

Unplugging the Colorado River - The New York Times


May 22, 2016 ... “The Colorado River system is changing rapidly,” said Daniel Beard, a former commissioner of the federal Bureau of Reclamation, which ...

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The Colorado River Runs Dry | Science | Smithsonian


From its source high in the Rocky Mountains, the Colorado River channels water south nearly 1,500 miles, over falls, through deserts and canyons, to the lush ...

Where the River Runs Dry - The New Yorker


May 25, 2015 ... Pitt, who is in her forties, is the director of the E.D.F.'s Colorado River Program. She has long brown hair, which she had pulled back into a ...

Colorado River - Water in the desert - DesertUSA


Colorado river and the use of its water has shaped the history of the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah, which all depend on ...