Panoramic view of Hoover Dam, summer drought
The decision supplements the 2007 Interim Guidelines to address continued low runoff conditions in the Colorado River Basin. 
Closeup of blue bonnets with Santa Elana tributary below
The projects will improve irrigation efficiency, support habitats for endangered species and benefit communities.
The award recognizes the district's efforts in promoting conservation through initiatives that incorporate WaterSense labeled products. 
The SEIS outlines a plan developed in collaboration with the seven Basin states to conserve at least 3 million acre-feet of water.
Presented annually since 2018, the awards recognize innovative socially responsible practices within the green industry.
NRCS has invested more than $173,000 in 2023 EQIP contracts, bringing the total investment in the Navajo Nation to $2.2 million.
The Bureau of Reclamation published a revised draft SEIS as part of an effort to update Colorado River water use guidelines. 
$63.4 million in new funds has been allocated for Colorado River conservation as part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda.
The EPA presented the 2023 WaterSense Sustained Excellence, Partner of the Year and Excellence Award winners during the WSI Conference.
The Dept. of the Interior launched a water recycling program that will incentivize projects at a larger scale, with no cap on project size.