Status of Arizona surface water supplies: April 2015

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

2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
COLORADO RIVER SYSTEM
Lake Powell (% full) 45 39 48 63 53
Lake Mead (% full) 40 46 52 56 43
Total Colorado System (% full) 48 47 53 64 53
Elevation (Lake Mead; feet msl) 1,084 1,102 1,119 1,130 1,096
First Shortage Declaration Elevation (Lake Mead; feet msl) 1,075 1,075 1,075 1,075 1,075
Elevation (Lake Powell; feet msl) 3,591 3,575 3,599 3,635 3,611
Upper Basin Water Year Precipitation to Date (% of average) 75 101 74 82 117
Upper Basin Current Snowpack (% of average) 61 112 73 65 118
SALT / VERDE RIVER SYSTEM
Salt River Reservoirs (% full) 57 58 60 72 94
Verde River Reservoirs (% full) 63 49 78 28 55
Total Salt / Verde System (% full) 58 57 63 66 89
Salt/Verde Water Year Precipitation to Date (% of average) 74 52 83 77 74
Salt/Verde Current Snowpack Level (% of average) 61 N/A 20 21 19
CAP STORAGE
Lake Pleasant (% full) 92 83 83 93 92
Roosevelt Lake Exchange Storage (AF) *31,000 31,000 55,000 66,071 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