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Lake Tahoe is famous for its pristine blue water, world-class skiing and breathtaking views.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A new report on the progress of efforts to protect Lake Tahoe says removing an invasive shrimp from the alpine waters could offset a decline in clarity while experts grapple with other threats exacerbated by global warming.
A new report says local governments and state highway departments are meeting targets to reduce urban stormwater pollution and help protect Lake Tahoe’s water clarity.
Lake Tahoe’s clarity improved dramatically last year, and researchers say a mild winter was a key factor.
According to data released by the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center, Tahoe’s annual clarity value improved to 70.9 feet in 2018.
The University of California, Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center has released its 2017 State of the Lake Report for Lake Tahoe.
The report showed a dramatic decrease in Tahoe's clarity as well as record high average surface temperatures.
INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. (AP) — Scientists at Lake Tahoe say the clarity of the alpine lake that straddles the California-Nevada line sank to an all-time low last year.