Status of Arizona surface water supplies: July 2019

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

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
COLORADO RIVER SYSTEM
Lake Powell (% full) 55 51 63 57 54
Lake Mead (% full) 40 38 38 36 37
Total Colorado System (% full) 54 50 57 53 52
Elevation (Lake Mead; ft msl) 1,084 1,077 1,079 1,072 1,075
First Shortage Declaration Elevation (ft msl) 1,075 1,075 1,075 1,075 1,075
Elevation (Lake Powell; ft msl) 3,617 3,606 3,635 3,621 3,613
Upper Basin Water Year Precipitation to Date (% of average) 125 70 112 99 91
Upper Basin Current Snowpack (% of average) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
SALT / VERDE RIVER SYSTEM
Salt River Reservoirs (% full) 78 53 70 53 54
Verde River Reservoirs (% full) 60 27 60 43 52
Total Salt / Verde System (% full) 76 50 69 52 53
Salt/Verde Water Year Precipitation to Date (% of average) 122 46 116 88 92
Salt/Verde Current Snowpack Level (% of average) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
CAP STORAGE
Lake Pleasant (% full) 78 62 70 78 78

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