Photos: Lake Mead and Hoover Dam aerials, May 2021
This page features aerial images of Lake Mead and Hoover Dam, along the Colorado River near Las Vegas, Nevada. Lake Mead is the nation's largest reservoir by capacity, but its...
Las Vegas water
The Las Vegas area has taken several effective steps to conserve water, with more efforts on the way. Brad Hicks of public broadcasting’s This American Land reports. Length: 2:00 Download scriptDownload full-resolution...
A quiet revolution: Southwest cities learn to thrive amid drought
Southwestern U.S. cities have embraced innovative strategies for conserving and sourcing water in a changing climate.
What is dead pool? A water expert explains
Lake Mead and Lake Powell could reach water levels low enough to halt hydropower production.
As drought shrinks the Colorado River, a Southern California giant seeks help from river...
Metropolitan Water District's water recycling proposal builds momentum amid increasingly dry conditions.
Solving water insecurity on the Navajo Nation – Water Buffs Podcast ep. 7 – Kaitlin...
About one-third of Navajo Nation residents lack running water in their homes and water pollution remains a serious issue in the region. We talk to Kaitlin Harris of DigDeep’s Navajo Water Project about solutions to these pressing problems.
As climate change turns up the heat in Las Vegas, water managers try to...
Rising temperatures will drive up water demand as a historic drought in the Colorado River Basin imperils Southern Nevada's key water source.
Where groundwater gives way to warm springs, a fight continues over building a new desert town outside Las Vegas.
As climate change and overuse reduce water supplies, the gap between “paper water” (the legal right to use water) and “actual water” (what’s available) is widening.
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