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The Bureau of Reclamation published a revised draft SEIS as part of an effort to update Colorado River water use guidelines. 
The Upper Colorado River Commission approved the 2024 System Conservation Pilot Program at a meeting Sept. 21.
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. 
The SEIS outlines a plan developed in collaboration with the seven Basin states to conserve at least 3 million acre-feet of water.
The Biden administration has allocated $63.4 million in new funds for Colorado River conservation as part of the Investing in America agenda.
The Bureau of Reclamation is lowering water reductions for the Colorado River Basin States due to improved drought conditions for Lake Mead.
The Department of the Interior is initiating the process to develop future operating guidelines and strategies to protect the Colorado River.
The clouds have parted over the Colorado River, letting the shining light of consensus illuminate the rising water.  
The initial price is the result of previous leasing pilot programs in the Upper Colorado Basin that converged near $150 per acre-foot.
The Department of Interior released a draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement with major implications for the Colorado River Basin.