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The main focus of water managers up and down the Colorado River is keeping Lake Mead high enough that emergency drought measures do not have to kick in.
The people who guide how much water from the Colorado River each state gets typically make a big announcement at their annual meeting in Las Vegas, which is being held this week.
A British man has been fined for swimming across Lake Mead at the Hoover Dam while visiting Las Vegas for a bachelor party.
BOULDER CITY, Nev. (AP) — The body of a 42-year-old Las Vegas man who went missing in late July while swimming at Lake Mead has been recovered.
The man's body was recovered on Tuesday. Earth Resource Group located the victim in the area where he was last seen.
BOULDER CITY, Nev. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a man that went missing after swimming in Lake Mead.
As Southern Nevada boomed, the level of Lake Mead—our main water source--dropped. Deeper straws were built to keep whatever water remains in the lake flowing to our homes.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix City Council has unanimously approved an agreement with tribal, state and federal leaders to help protect the Colorado River and preserve water levels in Lake Mead.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities had to rescue more than 160 people after the large paddlewheel boat they were on lost power in heavy winds.
Reports say the Desert Princess, a triple-decked boat, lost power Tuesday afternoon on Lake Mead.
The federal government plans to release an above-average amount of water from a major reservoir in the Southwestern U.S. this year, but it's less than many hoped.
Authorities in Las Vegas say a 53-year-old tourist from Wisconsin drowned before his body was found last month near Lake Mead.
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Game wardens in Nevada say they've seen what they call an alarming increase in illegally killed waterfowl after a hunting season closed Jan. 29 in two wildlife management areas in Southern Nevada.
Starting next week and lasting approximately a month, two of Lake Mead’s most popular hiking trails will close on weekdays for a construction project.
Two people died this weekend after diving and snorkeling in Lake Mead.
Amid punishing drought, federal water managers are projecting — by a very narrow margin— that Lake Mead won't have enough water to make full deliveries to Nevada and Arizona in 2018.
A 24-month projection released Tuesday comes with the largest Colorado River reservoir 36 percent full.
Federal officials say they won't release water that Arizona and other Lower Colorado River Basin states have stored in Lake Mead to another state.
Some Moapa residents worry that contaminants from a power plant will make their way into Lake Mead
Could Lake Powell be drained to refill Lake Mead?
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Law enforcement officials at Lake Mead are gearing up to keep visitors safe during what will be a busy holiday week.
Lake Mead has sunk to record-low water levels and officials expect the reservoir to continue dropping.
The reservoir's surface on Wednesday hit its lowest level since its creation in 1935.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Clark County Coroner's Office has identified the teenager whose body was recovered from Lake Mead.
Authorities say they have recovered the body of a teenager who apparently drowned in Lake Mead.
Desalination isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when we talk about solving Nevada’s water issues – mostly because we’re hundreds of miles from the nearest ocean.
PHOENIX (AP) — Federal forecasters say a warm, dry February has increased the chances that Lake Mead will have a water shortage by 2018.
BOULDER CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Lake Mead National Recreation Area is now the fifth most-visited site in the National Park Service system.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The cap is off a massive "Third Straw" project to draw drinking water for Las Vegas from a shrinking Lake Mead.