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October 16, 2018
by John Weisheit

SPONSIORED BY:

  • Center for Colorado River StudiesQuinney College of Natural Resources
  • Utah State University
  • Event Website is HERE

PRODUCTS

NEWS
Times-Independent

LOCATION

  • Star Hall
  • Moab, Utah
  • 8:45am to  1:00pm
  • 13 October 2018

PROGRAM

8:45a: Introduction

  • Jack Schmidt, Professor and Director, Center for Colorado River Studies, Utah State University (former: Chief, USGS Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center)

9a: Reading the rivers sediments: basic science applied to managed reservoir releases from Glen Canyon Dam

  • David Rubin, researcher, University of California  Santa Cruz (previously Senior Scientist, USGS Pacific Marine Geology)
  • Paul Grams, hydrologist, USGS Southwest Biological Science Center, Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center

9:45a: How will the river run? Colorado River stream flow in a warming world

  • Brad Udall, Senior Water and Climate Research Fellow, Colorado Water Institute, Colorado State University

10:15a: Panel Discussion: Meeting water supply, hydropower, and environmental objectives for the Colorado River  can we have it all?

  • Anne Castle, Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, University of Colorado-Boulder (former Assistant Secretary for Water and Science, US Department of the Interior)
  • Chris Harris, Executive Director, Colorado River Board of California
  • Eric Kuhn, retired (former General Manager, Colorado River Water Conservation District)
  • Clayton Palmer, environmental specialist, Western Area Power Administration
  • John Weisheit, Conservation Director, Living Rivers and Colorado Riverkeeper

11:15a: The future of riparian vegetation communities along the big rivers

  • Sasha Reed, ecologist, USGS Southwest Biological Science Center, Moab Research Station

11:45a: The future of the endangered big river fish

  • Phaedra Budy, ecologist and Unit Leader, USGS Utah Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Unit, Utah State University

12:15p: Public Discussion: Does the river have a future?

  • Jack Schmidt - facilitator

 

Streamflow

Flooding

Hydropower

Sediment

Evaporation

Glen Canyon Dam Operations

Lake Powell Elevations

Hoover Dam Operations

Lake Mead Elevations

Colorado River Augmentation

Hydropower

Other

Photos

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ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF WATER RESOURCES OR CAP

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BUREAU OF RECLAMATION 
  Temperature and Precipitation
   

  Water Yield of Colorado River
   

Flood Control

  Lake Powell or Glen Canyon Dam   

  Lake Mead or Hoover Dam
   

  Lakes Powell and Mead 
   

  Basin State Allocations & Consumption

Basin Supply & Demand Study

Lower Basin
   

Project Inventory

Western Region Projects and Power Transmission Lines

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CALIFORNIA'S COLORADO RIVER BOARD 

METROPOLITAN WATER DISTRICT of Southern California

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COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES (archive)
  

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DROUGHT & PERSISTENT DRYING
 

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ENSO

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MAPS
 

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NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION SERVICES
 

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SOUTHERN NEVADA WATER AUTHORITY
 

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US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
  

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OTHER

Dams

Delta

Drought

Storage

Flow

Consumptive use

Energy

Run-off

Temperature

Sediment

Uranium



 

 

 

 

 


 


  

   


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