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Drought

The Drought: The Dry Years to Come

Rain or no rain, if we don't start rethinking water, we're sunk

Tapped Out: Squeezing Every Last Ounce from the Once-Mighty Colorado River

Harnessed for hydroelectric power and pumped through hundreds of miles of aqueduct to L.A., Phoenix, and Denver, the river is usually (except in major flood years) used up before reaching its outlet at the Sea of Cortez in Mexico

The Dead Sea Is Dying

The Salton Sea wasn’t intended to exist. Is that a reason to let it die?