Wyoming Water Development Commission

An irrigation canal on a canal on the Upper Green River Basin has a lock that can be used to regulate flows. Wyoming plans build and modify dams to retain more water despite a declaration of a water shortage in the Colorado River by federal officials. (Photo by Angus M. Thuermer Jr., WyoFile.com)

  Wyo preps for less water as drought creeps up Colorado River   By Angus M. Thuermer Jr., WyoFile.com   As federal water managers declared the first-ever official Colorado River water shortage last week, a top official said he’s confident Wyoming will responsibly implement its plans to store and...
State establishes mussel ‘strike team’   By Mark Davis Powell Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   POWELL — After years of diligently manning aquatic invasive species checkpoints with trained inspectors, testing water systems and preparing for the worst, invasive zebra mussels were delivered to...

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