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Lake Mead is drying up

Despite the belief of many Arizonans that the current drought is a liberal conspiracy, Lake Mead is drying up. Here is a recent image from NASA: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=45945 This is a big deal. If the lake level drops another 12 feet, … Continue reading

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Dam Break

Tempe Town Lake is a recreational lake that occupies the Salt River channel in Tempe, Arizona. Humans de-watered the naturally perennial Salt River in the mid 20th century due to diversion and groundwater pumping. Tempe sought to return the ugly … Continue reading

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