Basin States

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Colorado River Storage Project - History
... the water supply in the upper Colorado River basin were first recorded in 1854 at Fort Supply in Wyoming, when water was diverted from Blacks Fork to irrigate local lands ... Subsequent diversions of the waters in the Colorado basin led to preliminary investigations of means to develop the system as early as 1902 when the Bureau of Reclamation, then known as ... began when the Colorado River Compact was signed in 1922 by the participating states, as well as the lower Colorado River states, California and Nevada ...
Lake Powell
... in maximum water capacity in the United States behind Lake Mead, storing 24,322,000 acre feet (3.0001×1010 m3) of water when full ... is a storage facility for the Upper Basin states of the Colorado River Compact (Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, and New Mexico) ... The Compact specifies that the Upper Basin states are to provide a minimum annual flow of 7,500,000 acre feet (9.3 km3) to the Lower Basin states (Arizona, Nevada, and California) ...
Colorado River Compact - Criticism and Renegotiation
... feet (328 m) relative to mean sea level but above 1,050 feet (320 m), the Lower Basin states will receive 7,167,000 acre feet (8.840 km3) per year 4,400,000 acre feet (5. 7,083,000 acre feet (8.737 km3) per year will be delivered to the Lower Basin states 4,400,000 acre feet (5.4 km3) to California, 2,400,000 acre feet (3.0 km3) to Arizona, and 283,000 acre feet (0.349 km3 ... in which event 7,000,000 acre feet (8.6 km3) per year will be delivered to the Lower Basin states 4,000,000 acre feet (4.9 km3) to California, 2,320,000 ...

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