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Second-Largest U.S. Reservoir Falls to Historic Lows

Second-Largest U.S. Reservoir Falls to Historic Lows

The second-largest reservoir in the U.S. dropped to a historic low on Tuesday as a climate-fueled megadrought continues in the nation’s West. Lake Powell, which sits on the border of Utah and Arizona, fell below 3,525 feet for the first time since the reservoir was filled more than 50 years ago to create the Glen […]

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    Lake Powell: Going, Going, Gone?

    Lake Powell: Going, Going, Gone?

    The 16-year drought on the Colorado River has drained Lake Mead and Lake Powell to their combined lowest level in history. But that’s nothing compared to what could happen, according to a new study from the State of Colorado. The study indicates that a drought like the one that happened in 2000 – 2006 “would […]