Five water storage projects underway in Wyoming would capture or use 115,000 acre-feet from an already strained basin. Wyoming is bent on accomplishing its goals.
colorado river basin
70-day journey down the Green and Colorado rivers focused on science, art and solutions to water management crisis.
Flaming Gorge Reservoir has capacity to hold 3.5 million acre-feet altogether. That’s a big bucket, exceeded in the Colorado River Basin by only two others: Lake Mead, near Las Vegas, and that giant sandstone bowl of splish-splash in Utah called …