As the first-ever official shortage hits the basin, a top federal official believes the state can responsibly execute its plans to hold even more water behind dams.
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.
A survey seeks feedback to guide planning for new Wyoming dams and water projects under Gov. Matt Mead's statewide water strategy.