Outlets At Blue Mesa, Other Upstream Reservoirs Opened To Raise Near-Critical Water Level At Lake Powell

LAKE POWELL, Ariz. (CNN) — Amid predictions that the water surface at Arizona’s Lake Powell will likely encroach on levels needed to maintain power generation at its dam for the first time since it was initially filled, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has taken the first step toward addressing the problem with water…