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Reclamation’s 2022 Accomplishments

Read about Reclamation’s accomplishments in 2022 in the Annual Report.

“Reclamation celebrated its 120th Birthday (July) and the 100th commemoration of the signing of the Colorado River Compact (November). As we recognize these foundational milestones, we look to continue working together with our partners to protect the Colorado River system for future generations.

“Both Lake Powell and Lake Mead – the two largest reservoirs in the United States and the largest storage units in the Colorado River system – are at their lowest levels since initial filling and ended the 2022 water year (Sept. 30, 2022) with a combined storage of roughly 25% of total capacity, down from 39% at the same time in 2021.” Read more in the CRWUA Annual Report.