Colorado River News

Las Vegas Water Intake Now Visible at Drought-Stricken Lake Mead

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A massive drought-starved reservoir on the Colorado River has become so depleted that Las Vegas now is pumping water from deeper within Lake Mead where other states downstream don’t have access. The Southern Nevada Water Authority …

One Dead, Two Injured in Boating Accident Inside Grand Canyon

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — One person died and two others were injured in a rafting accident on the Colorado River inside Grand Canyon National Park, authorities said Tuesday. A commercial river trip requested help around 11 a.m. Monday after a motorized …