January 10, 2018 / Modified jan 10, 2018 9:26 a.m.

CAP: Lake Mead Low, But Don't Expect a Water Shortage This Year

Central Arizona Project says the lake has been kept stable through conservation partnerships.

For years now, Lake Mead's so-called "bathtub ring" has been a sign of less water flowing into the reservoir. Arizona, California, Nevada and Mexico rely on Lake Mead for their allotments from the Colorado River. While the lake is at less than half capacity, Central Arizona Project's Chuck Cullom said conservation efforts from more than a dozen entities will prevent a shortage along the river in 2018.

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