This page features imagery and videos of of Navajo Lake and Navajo Dam, along the San Juan River in northwest New Mexico.
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|Date||August 14, 2021|
|Location||Navajo Dam/Lake, New Mexico (map)|
|Organization||The Water Desk at the University of Colorado Boulder|
|Rights||Free to reuse under Creative Commons license, with credit to Mitch Tobin/The Water Desk|
Completed in 1962, Navajo Dam is part of the Colorado River Storage Project. The 402-foot earthen dam was built for irrigation, flood control and water storage. A small hydroelectric plant was added after construction.
Navajo Lake is the second largest lake in New Mexico and a popular recreation site, but drought and aridification have depleted the reservoir in recent years.
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