Lake Mead's Vanishing Waters: A Climate Crisis Unveiled

The Colorado River Basin, a lifeline for millions, is facing a water crisis due to climate change.

Colorado river support sever western states, yes, 7!

Rising temperatures have caused the basin to lose 10 trillion gallons of water, equal to Lake Mead's capacity.

Lake Mead, the largest U.S. reservoir, is crucial for water storage and supply.

As of today, the lake level is approximately 167.55 feet below its full pool capacity of 1,229.00 feet.

Climate change has led to the first-ever water shortage declarations, affecting drinking water and irrigation for millions.

Urgent action is needed as Lake Mead's water levels drop rapidly, threatening water supply and power generation.

Evaporation and accelerated snowpack melting worsen the crisis, impacting water availability.

High temperatures are to blame!

Collaboration and practical solutions are key to addressing the crisis: water conservation, infrastructure upgrades, advanced irrigation, and public education.

Preserving this, and other vital water (re)sources requires collective efforts and responsible water consumption.

Discover the measures being taken to combat the effects of climate change on the Colorado River Basin.

Join the fight to ensure a sustainable future for the Colorado River and its communities.

Uncover the captivating story of the Colorado River's water loss crisis and the race against climate change.