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Photo shows sunrise in reach 1 at MSCP Laguna conservation area. Reclamation is developing the Laguna Reach of the Colorado River near Yuma, Arizona, as part of the Lower Colorado River Multi-Species Conservation Program. This area was identified as having potential for large scale riparian and marsh restoration and enhancement by replacing large saltcedar stands with a mosaic of marsh, riparian and upland habitats, restoring nearly 1,200 acres. Photo: Alexander Stephens, Reclamation

View of Black Canyon during the delivery of a widehead turbine for Hoover Dam’s unit A-8. Hoover Dam staff members attached the turbine to the overhead crane, and delivered it safely to the exterior of the dam’s powerplant. Reclamation photographer Alex Stephens took the photo.  http://on.doi.gov/Ype9u9

Lake Mead, the reservoir created by Hoover Dam, is anticipated this week to reach its lowest water level since the lake’s initial filling in the 1930s. The Bureau of Reclamation’s Boulder Canyon Operations Office is projecting the elevation to drop to 1,081.75 feet above sea level during the week of July 7, 2014 and to continue to drop, reaching approximately 1,080 feet in November of this year. http://on.doi.gov/1n53UiP

Horseshoe Dam   http://www.usbr.gov/projects/Facility.jsp?fac_Name=Horseshoe+Dam

Hoover Dam - night  http://www.usbr.gov/lc/hooverdam/

Photo shows delivery of the widehead turbine for unit A-8 at Hoover Dam. The turbine was flown in using the overhead crane. More information on Hoover Dam  http://www.usbr.gov/lc/hooverdam/

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