Status of Arizona surface water supplies: February 2019

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

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
COLORADO RIVER SYSTEM
Lake Powell (% full) 39 56 46 47 46
Lake Mead (% full) 40 41 41 40 41
Total Colorado System (% full) 45 53 49 49 49
Elevation (Lake Mead; ft msl) 1,086 1,088 1,087 1,084 1,089
First Shortage Declaration Elevation (ft msl) 1,075 1,075 1,075 1,075 1,075
Elevation (Lake Powell; ft msl) 3,575 3,619 3,596 3,597 3,594
Upper Basin Water Year Precipitation to Date (% of average) 109 61 139 106 80
Upper Basin Current Snowpack (% of average) 109 64 159 110 85
SALT / VERDE RIVER SYSTEM
Salt River Reservoirs (% full) 53 64 64 55 53
Verde River Reservoirs (% full) 48 36 95 51 41
Total Salt / Verde System (% full) 52 65 68 54 52
Salt/Verde Water Year Precipitation to Date (% of average) 108 15 138 118 78
Salt/Verde Current Snowpack Level (% of average) 86 8 87 113 46
CAP STORAGE
Lake Pleasant (% full) 82 82 86 88 90

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