News Brief: Lake Powell at 52% and Dropping

May 4, 2018

For this week’s News Brief, KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh speaks to Brent Garner-Smith, executive director and editor at Aspen Journalism, about Lake Powell’s dropping water level. This article and other work by Brent Gardner Smith can be found here.

Jim Pokrandt of the Colorado River District opens a meeting Wednesday in Grand Junction of water managers and irrigators from four Western Slope basin roundtables. The managers agreed to keep studying ways to avert a potential compact call on the Colorado River which could disrupt water management in Colorado.
Credit Brent Gardner-Smith, Aspen Journalism