Links & Helpful Water Websites

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The Colorado River serves more than 40 million people across the Western U.S. As the sole source of water for the Imperial Valley, its health and availability are critical. Following are several websites that track water usage and drought conditions along the river.

Helpful Water Supply Links*
2017 USBR Forecasted Water Use 
or cut and paste URL: https://www.usbr.gov/lc/region/g4000/hourly/forecast.pdf
2017 Provisional Daily Forecast of IID Excess to Estimated Use Graphs [PDF] 2/21/2017
2017 USBR Actual Water Use 
or cut and paste URL: https://www.usbr.gov/lc/region/g4000/hourly/use.pdf

USBR Lower Colorado Water Supply Report or cut and paste URL: https://www.usbr.gov/lc/region/g4000/weekly.pdf

1964-2014 USBR Water Accounting Reports 
or cut and paste URL: https://www.usbr.gov/lc/region/g4000/wtracct.html
Upper Colorado River Basin Snowpack
Lake Mead Daily Water Levels
Lake Mead Historic Water Levels
Lake Powell Daily Water Levels
Lake Powell Historic Water Levels 
or cut and paste URL: https://www.usbr.gov/uc/crsp/GetSiteInfo
Drought Monitor
MWD Water Supply Conditions Report
California DWR Reservoir Conditions
NRCS National Weekly Water and Climate Report

Colorado River and Salton Sea Related Agencies
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD)
Colorado River Board of California (CRB)
Colorado River Water Users Association (CRWUA)
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP)
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD)
Palo Verde Water District (PVID)
Salton Sea Authority
San Diego County Water Authority (SDCWA)
State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB)
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation – Lower Colorado River (USBR)
or cut and paste URL: http://www.usbr.gov/lc/riverops.html
U.S. Department of the Interior - Drought in the Colorado River Basin
A Journey Through the Major Dams of the Lower Colorado River

Municipal Water Providers
Brawley
Calexico
El Centro
Golden State Water Company (Calipatria & Niland)
Heber Public Utility District
Holtville
Imperial
Westmorland
 *Please note, some links in the table above do not work on certain Internet Explorer browsers. If a hyperlink above does not work, please cut and paste the URL into your browser to be redirected to the appropriate page. IID is working to remedy this issue and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.