Status of Arizona surface water supplies: July 2015

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

2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
COLORADO RIVER SYSTEM
Lake Powell (% full)  54 52 49 63 69
Lake Mead (% full)  37 39 47 51 45
Total Colorado System (% full)  52 51 52 61 61
Elevation (Lake Mead; feet msl)  1075 1,082 1,106 1,117 1,102
First Shortage Declaration Elevation (Lake Mead; feet msl) 1,075 1,075 1,075 1,075 1,075
Elevation (Lake Powell; feet msl)  3,613 3,610 3,600 3,635 3,646
Upper Basin Water Year Precipitation to Date (% of average)  91 96 76 70 126
Upper Basin Current Snowpack (% of average)  N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
SALT / VERDE RIVER SYSTEM
Salt River Reservoirs (% full)  54 52 58 64 86
Verde River Reservoirs (% full)  52 44 60 28 33
Total Salt / Verde System (% full)  53 51 58 60 80
Salt/Verde Water Year Precipitation to Date (% of average)  92 55 78 67 69
Salt/Verde Current Snowpack Level (% of average)  N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
CAP STORAGE
Lake Pleasant (% full)  78 71 67 81 80
Roosevelt Lake Exchange Storage (AF)* 31,000 31,000 55,000 66,671 66,671

*Approximate exchange volume remaining as of December 1, 2014

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