Lake Powell http://kuer.org en Agency Extends Deadine for Water Pipeline http://kuer.org/post/agency-extends-deadine-water-pipeline <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Communities in the Southwestern part of the state want to develop Utah’s unused share of Colorado River water.&nbsp; A federal agency is now putting pressure on the state’s water office to hand in its application for that development.</p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 00:10:00 +0000 Judy Fahys 48441 at http://kuer.org Agency Extends Deadine for Water Pipeline Invasive Mussels Exposed at Lake Powell http://kuer.org/post/invasive-mussels-exposed-lake-powell <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Low water levels in Lake Powell have revealed a much bigger problem with quagga mussels than was previously believed.</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 21:27:00 +0000 Dan Bammes 42689 at http://kuer.org Invasive Mussels Exposed at Lake Powell New Study Quantifies Water Lost to Seepage at Lake Powell http://kuer.org/post/new-study-quantifies-water-lost-seepage-lake-powell <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The new study in the </span><a href="http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jawr.12081/abstract" style="line-height: 1.5;">Journal of the American Water Resources Association</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> estimates about 380,000 acre-feet of water a year is lost when it soaks into the lake's sandstone banks each year.&nbsp; That’s more than the state of Nevada is entitled to take from the river under a 1922 interstate compact.</span></p> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 19:03:22 +0000 Dan Bammes 31942 at http://kuer.org New Study Quantifies Water Lost to Seepage at Lake Powell U Professor Optimistic about America's Rivers http://kuer.org/post/u-professor-optimistic-about-americas-rivers <p></p> Mon, 10 Sep 2012 20:06:04 +0000 Dan Bammes 18047 at http://kuer.org U Professor Optimistic about America's Rivers