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Why Dams Won’t Solve Water Supply Needs

…work on Folsom Dam spillway. Different Dams, Same Problems Not all new dam proposals involve traditional dams blocking major rivers – many would dam side canyons or tributary creeks, relying…

Intrepid Voyagers Through Arizona Geology

…Henderson In Arizona, the Colorado River is impounded above the Grand Canyon by Glen Canyon Dam and Lake Powell, and below by Hoover Dam and Lake Mead. Historically, snow would…

From Cape Town to California

…to get drier. Colorado River reservoirs Lake Powell at Glen Canyon Dam and Lake Mead at the Hoover Dam, like their counterparts around Cape Town, are historically low and getting…

Lower Basin of the Colorado River

…is not a sustainable solution in the face of climate change, drought, and rapid population growth, which are now consistently straining the river’s water supply. Lake Mead and the Hoover

Killing the Colorado Spotlights New Solutions

…an optimistic view that a human-caused predicament can be solved with human-inspired ingenuity. Structural pillar at Hoover Dam with Lake Mead’s ominous ‘bathtub ring’ in the background | Sinjin Eberle…