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Brad Udall: Second-worst Powell inflows in more than half a century

Brad Udall: Second-worst Powell inflows in more than half a century

07/14/2021

This is a grim year for runoff. Brad Udall ran through a striking series of graphs of the current state of the Colorado River. The Fleck Blog posted them, along with accompanying commentary.

New from Science Mag: The Colorado River is shrinking. Hard choices lie ahead.

New from Science Mag: The Colorado River is shrinking. Hard choices lie ahead.

07/01/2021

During a live broadcast on the Today show, a popular national TV program, Babbitt opened valves to unleash an unprecedented experimental flood into the Grand Canyon just downstream. As onlookers applauded, water gushed from gaping outlet pipes. Babbitt ca...

Lost Glen Canyon Wonders Reemerge as Lake Powell Dries Up

Lost Glen Canyon Wonders Reemerge as Lake Powell Dries Up

06/21/2021

Hidden with Lake Powell's ever-changing shorelines are countless fingers running up side canyons where flat water terminates at mucky sediments, deposited after the lake started filling behind Glen Canyon Dam. As the lake's levels have fallen under the we...