gave a 10 percent chance that functional storage in Mead and Powell reservoirs will be gone by 2013 and a 50 percent chance that it will disappear by 2021. They said there's a 50 percent chance that the minimum power-production levels in both lakes will be reached in 2017, based on current trends.I was amazed and depressed to see NO MENTION of raising the price of water. Advertising, yes; rationing, yes; desalination, yes. When are they going to raise prices! ARG!
13 Feb 2008
Lake Mead in Trouble
The drought and higher water consumption is lowering the level of the lake behind Hoover Dam. A study released today