Houseboats catch fire at Lake Powell on Utah-Arizona line

Lake Powell is an artificial reservoir on the Colorado River in Utah and Arizona, United States. It is a major vacation destination visited by approximately two million people every year. It is the second largest artificial reservoir by maximum water capacity in the United States behind Lake Mead, storing 24,322,000 acre-feet of water when full. However…
Lake Powell is an artificial reservoir on the Colorado River in Utah and Arizona, United States. It is a major vacation destination visited by approximately two million people every year. It is the second largest artificial reservoir by maximum water capacity in the United States behind Lake Mead, storing 24,322,000 acre-feet of water when full. However, Lake Mead has fallen below Lake Powell in size several times during the 21st century in terms of volume of water, depth and surface area.
  • Location: Utah and Arizona, United States
  • Built: September 13, 1963
  • Coordinates: (Glen Canyon Dam)
  • Primary inflows: Colorado River · Escalante River · San Juan River · Green River (Colorado River tributary)
  • Primary outflows: Colorado River
  • Catchment area: 280,586 km² (108,335 sq mi)
  • Basin countries: United States
Data from: en.wikipedia.org