April 18, 2017
The Colorado River as seen from above its starting point at Lee's Ferry near Glen Canyon Dam.
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First, the good news — the Colorado River is churning past the North Wash take-out at about 4 miles per hour, running about 7,500 cubic feet per second (cfs) and rising.
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — For the third time this decade, environmental group American Rivers named the Lower Colorado River as the nation’s most endangered in its annual report.