Drought-stricken Lake Mead to rise 32 feet

Outlet: Neuhoff Communication Southern Idaho

May 13, 2011

LAS VEGAS (AP) _ Federal water managers say they plan to release enough Colorado River water from the Lake Powell reservoir to raise the level at drought-stricken Lake Mead some 32 feet by the end of February.
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation issued new projections Wednesday saying the reservoir behind Hoover Dam should swell by almost 12.5 million acre-feet by October…

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