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Could Lake Powell be drained to refill Lake Mead?
Lake Mead is expected to surpass a historic low in June, dipping below 1,075 feet, and Hoover Dam could be in trouble.
Water is one of our most scarce resources here in the West – and our growing dependence and depleting supply of water is presenting a business opportunity for some.
Hundreds of miles west of Phoenix, Arizona, a power plant consumes 15 tons of coal each minute. Its three smoke stacks spew 44,000 tons of carbon into the air each day.
The odds on how long the current drought will last aren’t posted in the casinos on the Las Vegas Strip.
But if they were, one choice would have to be: forever.