August 11, 2015

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

2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
COLORADO RIVER SYSTEM
Lake Powell (% full)  53 52 46 60 76
Lake Mead (% full)  38 38 47 51 47
Total Colorado System (% full)  52 51 51 59 66
Elevation (Lake Mead; feet msl)  1078 1,080 1,105 1,116 1,106
First Shortage Declaration Elevation (Lake Mead; feet msl) 1,075 1,075 1,075 1,075 1,075
Elevation (Lake Powell; feet msl)  3,612 3,608 3,595 3,628 3,660
Upper Basin Water Year Precipitation to Date (% of average)  94 99 80 74 127
Upper Basin Current Snowpack (% of average)  N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
SALT / VERDE RIVER SYSTEM
Salt River Reservoirs (% full)  52 49 55 59 82
Verde River Reservoirs (% full)  52 44 62 28 32
Total Salt / Verde System (% full)  52 49 56 55 76
Salt/Verde Water Year Precipitation to Date (% of average)  93 65 96 78 73
Salt/Verde Current Snowpack Level (% of average)  N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
CAP STORAGE
Lake Pleasant (% full)  65 58 52 58 64
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

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

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