Status of Arizona surface water supplies: February 2017

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The following table summarizes the status of Arizona’s key surface water supplies for the month of February.

2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
COLORADO RIVER SYSTEM
Lake Powell (% full) 46 47 46 40 50
Lake Mead (% full) 41 40 41 48 53
Total Colorado System (% full) 49 49 49 49 55
Elevation (Lake Mead; ft msl) 1,087 1,084 1,089 1,108 1,122
First Shortage Declaration Elevation (ft msl) 1,075 1,075 1,075 1,075 1,075
Elevation (Lake Powell; ft msl) 3,596 3,597 3,594 3,578 3,604
Upper Basin Water Year Precipitation to Date (% of average) 139 106 80 96 73
Upper Basin Current Snowpack (% of average) 159 110 85 100 78
SALT / VERDE RIVER SYSTEM
Salt River Reservoirs (% full) 64 55 53 56 54
Verde River Reservoirs (% full) 95 51 41 50 58
Total Salt / Verde System (% full) 68 54 52 56 54
Salt/Verde Water Year Precipitation to Date (% of average) 138 118 78 56 89
Salt/Verde Current Snowpack Level (% of average) 87 113 46 38 84
CAP STORAGE
Lake Pleasant (% full) 86 88 90 73 64
Roosevelt Lake Exchange Storage (AF)* <200 16,000 31,000 31,000 55,000

*Approximate exchange volume remaining as of December 1, 2016

Data compiled from Central Arizona Water Conservation District, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, and Salt River Project