March 9, 2015

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

2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
COLORADO RIVER SYSTEM
Lake Powell (% full) 45 39 49 64 54
Lake Mead (% full) 41 48 53 57 43
Total Colorado System (% full) 49 48% 55 64 54
Elevation (Lake Mead; feet msl) 1,089 1,108 1,122 1,133 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) 3,592 3,576 3,602 3,635 3,615
Upper Basin Water Year Precipitation to Date (% of average) 81 106 76 86 123
Upper Basin Current Snowpack (% of average) 84 11% 78 76 121
SALT / VERDE RIVER SYSTEM
Salt River Reservoirs (% full) 56 57 55 72 92
Verde River Reservoirs (% full) 64 48 66 23 53
Total Salt / Verde System (% full) 57 56 57 66 87
Salt/Verde Water Year Precipitation to Date (% of average) 75 60 93 76 83
Salt/Verde Current Snowpack Level (% of average) 33 16 86 52 75
CAP STORAGE
Lake Pleasant (% full) 94 79 76 82 82
Roosevelt Lake Exchange Storage (AF) 31,000* *31,000 55,000 66,071 70,718

*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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