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Lake Powell Answers – Glen Canyon Dam and the 1983 Floods

Part of our Lake Powell Answers Series: Question: What happened to Glen Canyon Dam during the 1983 Flood Season. I hear the water went over the top of the dam. Answer: No, the water did not go over the top

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Lake Powell Answers – A new Series on The Lake Powell Real Estate Blog

Mold???? It is not mold…. Questions – lots and lots of questions. Lake Powell, while frequently surrounded in controversy is a beautiful, secluded, and unique area. A few weeks ago I saw a question posted  about the grass at the

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Lake Powell Water Level Update July 17, 2009 – Lake Tops Out

Lake Powell reached its official high water mark for the 2009 water year on July 14 and July 16 with a reading of 3642.30 feet above sea level. This puts the lake roughly 58 feet below the 3700 feet above

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2009 Lake Powell Water Forecast – Part 2 April 28th

Well, it has begun! For readers who have been following this blog awhile you’ll know that I love the “spring runoff” guessing games.  This could be attributed to the seven years I spent as a tour guide at Glen Canyon

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2009 Lake Powell Water Forecast – Part 1 March 15th

Tis spring again and so one of my favorite discussions (guessing games) begins. How high will Lake Powell go this year? With dredging of the Castle Rock Cut well underway (they want to be done before the lake starts gaining)

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Glen Canyon Dam Tours Will no Longer Be Free

Tours through Glen Canyon Dam here at Lake Powell have long been one of the staple free things for locals to do, as well as our huge visitor base. On January 5th, the Bureau of Reclamation and the Glen Canyon

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Lake Powell Colorado River Flood Update

On Friday the good news started hitting the papers. It was a SUCCESS!! The general thought is that this flood is all about the endangered fishies. It is, no doubt, but in my book it is also about the sustainable

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Photos of the Glen Canyon Dam 2008 Experimental Floods

I spent the afternoon checking out the habitat beach building experimental flows from Glen Canyon Dam. The sheer power of the water is awesome. Standing behind the Carl Hayden Visitor Center at the dam the noise of the water floats

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Lake Powell High Flow Experiment – Wow!

Once again the world wide media has descended on Page, Arizona, and Glen Canyon Dam to watch and record a spectacular release of water and witness environmental history. Starting yesterday and running until March 10, 2008, a high flow water

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