April 2024

Press Release: Upper Basin Tribes Sign Historic Memorandum of Understanding with Upper Division States

April 22nd, 2024|

[DULCE, NM] – The Upper Basin Tribes (Jicarilla Apache Nation, Navajo Nation, Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, Southern Ute Indian Tribe, Ute Indian Tribe, and the Paiute Indian [...]

March 2024

Interior Department Announces $30 Million from President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda for Water Savings in the Upper Colorado River Basin

March 29th, 2024|

WASHINGTON — The Department of the Interior today announced that the Bureau of Reclamation has made $30 million available for 114 projects in the Upper Colorado River Basin [...]

Press Release: Upper Division States Submit Alternative for Post-2026 Operations of Lake Powell and Lake Mead

March 6th, 2024|

"March 5, 2024 - This week, the Upper Division States of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming submitted to the Bureau of Reclamation an Alternative for Post-2026 [...]

The Hill – Biden administration backs short-term Colorado River water savings plan

March 5th, 2024|

The Biden administration announced its support on Tuesday for a consensus-based, short-term proposal that will promote significant water conservation efforts across the Colorado River basin. The plan, [...]

Upper Division States Approve a Memorandum of Understanding between the UCRC and Upper Basin Tribal Nations

March 4th, 2024|

On March 4, 2024, the States of the Upper Division of the Colorado River Basin (Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming) acting through the Upper Colorado River [...]

Upper Basin States Approve the Implementation of the 2024 System Conservation Pilot Program

March 4th, 2024|

Download here for the original Press Release PDF "On March 4, 2024, the Upper Division States of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming acting through the Upper [...]

February 2024

November 2023

October 2023

September 2023

Was the leading Colorado River conservation program a flop? Officials say no, but it wasn’t perfect either.

September 6th, 2023|

By Shannon Mullane for The Colorado Sun As the postmortem begins, Colorado River officials and water users say the program should continue even as they wonder if [...]

August 2023

June 2023

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