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Facing historically low levels, Lake Mead officials are fending off a water war. Here's how

Published: 
Mon, 07/18/2016 (All day)

This may be what the start of a water war looks like.

Drought is draining the West’s largest reservoir, Lake Mead, to historic low levels. Forecasts say climate change will make things worse. Headlines warn of water shortages and cutbacks. Members of Congress are moving to protect their states’ supplies.

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Drought -- and neighbors -- press Las Vegas to conserve water

Published: 
Mon, 04/21/2014 - 11:09am
Category: 
Water

Deep beneath Lake Mead, a 23-foot-tall tunnel-boring machine grinds through stubborn bedrock in a billion-dollar effort to make sure water continues flowing to this thirsty resort city.

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California drought prompts first-ever 'zero water allocation'

Published: 
Mon, 02/03/2014 - 10:46pm
Category: 
Water

Officials Friday said that for the first time ever, the State Water Project that helps supply a majority of Californians may be unable to make any deliveries except to maintain public health and safety.