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Quagga mussels on the penstock gate at Davis Dam on the Colorado River
Invasive Mussels - Quagga and zebra mussels are now impacting Reclamation and other water facilities in the western United States. Reclamation has launced a website that addresses how Reclamation is dealing with quagga and zebra mussels and provides information on what you can do. More...

Lowell Pimley and Dave Sabo Selected to key Positions in Reclamation - Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Bob Johnson has announced the selection of Lowell Pimley as Director, Technical Service Center and Dave Sabo as Senior Advisor for Hydropower. More...

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Secretary Kempthorne Approves $4.5 Million in Water Conservation Grants for the West - Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne has announced that he has approved $4.5 million in new Water 2025 Challenge Grants for water conservation projects across the West. “These grants will help quench the West’s thirst for water in eight states by providing funds to 15 projects that will improve the efficient use of existing water supplies,” Secretary Kempthorne said. “The variety of projects includes water conservation, efficiency and water market projects and demonstrates the importance of this Bureau of Reclamation program in looking toward future water needs.” Including the matching contributions of non-federal partners, the selected projects represent a combined investment of more than $31.8 million in water management improvements. Press Release, Water 2025 Website

Share the Experience Photo Contest Logo2008 Share the Experience Photo Contest - This year’s official contest is sponsored by the National Park Foundation and Olympus in partnership with the National Park Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the Bureau of Reclamation, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Forest Service. The 2008 Share the Experience Photo Contest will run from August 18, 2008 through December 31, 2008 and showcases the more than 500 million acres of Federal Lands, drawing entries from all across the United States. More...

Proposed Revised Rule on Use of Reclamation Lands, Facilities, and Waterbodies Published in Federal Register - The Bureau of Reclamation has republished the proposed revision to 43 CFR Part 429, the rule that addresses issues relating to possession, occupancy, or removal of resources on Reclamation property. The proposed revision to the rule may be viewed in the Federal Register. The proposed revision was first published on July 18, 2007, for 90-days. Based upon comments that were received during that time period, Reclamation revised the rule and is republishing it and will accept comments for 60-days. Proposed Rule (pdf file, 140 KB, Press Release

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