October 8, 2019

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

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
Lake Powell (% full) 54 45 60 53 51
Lake Mead (% full) 39 38 39 37 38
Total Colorado System (% full) 53 47 55 51 51
Elevation (Lake Mead; ft msl) 1,084 1,079 1,082 1,075 1,078
First Shortage Declaration Elevation (ft msl) 1,075 1,075 1,075 1,075 1,075
Elevation (Lake Powell; ft msl) 3,615 3,592 3,628 3,610 3,606
Upper Basin Water Year Precipitation to Date (% of average) 15 239 81 103 60
Upper Basin Current Snowpack (% of average) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
SALT / VERDE RIVER SYSTEM
Salt River Reservoirs (% full) 71 49 64 46 49
Verde River Reservoirs (% full) 54 33 56 45 51
Total Salt / Verde System (% full) 69 46 63 46 49
Salt/Verde Water Year Precipitation to Date (% of average) 19 215 6 N/A 67
Salt/Verde Current Snowpack Level (% of average) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
CAP STORAGE
Lake Pleasant (% full) 65 44 57 53 61

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

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

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