The Colorado River Storage Project is a United States Bureau of Reclamation project designed to oversee the development of the upper Colorado River basin. The project provides hydroelectric power, flood control and water storage for participating states along the upper portion of the Colorado River and its major tributaries.
Since its inception in 1956, the project has grown to include the participation of several related water management projects throughout the river's basin. The project's original scope, and primary focus, are the upper Colorado River itself, the Green River, the San Juan River, and the Gunnison River.
Participating states are Arizona, Utah, New Mexico, Colorado and Wyoming.
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... The Murray River (River Murray in South Australia) is Australia's longest river ... at times, particularly before the advent of large scale river regulation, the Mouth has always been comparatively small and shallow ... As of 2010, the Murray River system receives 58% of its natural flow ...
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