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Colorado River Struggles

The Colorado River supplies around 40 million people with the water they need for everyday use. As population has increased in the west over the past 100 years, the level of the Colorado River has decreased in tandem. The Lake Powell and Lake Mead reservoirs have seen startling depletion over the course of their time, now bordering on catastrophic levels. […]

Compounding Issues Surrounding the Salton Sea

There are several water related issues plaguing Imperial county, the area encapsulating the Salton Sea. First, the Salton Sea does not have a natural source to maintain its shoreline levels. This will likely take a massive canal project to link the Sea of Cortez to the Salton Sea, which sits around 232 feet below sea level. Doing so will ensure […]