canoing, rivers

Hoover Dam/Lake Mead

I just learned while traveling back on our canoe shuttle from the river outfitter something that caught my attention.

He told me that California has purchased 80% of the water rights to the water that comes out of Hoover dam.

Since they have, he told us that the lake is 50% lower than it was a decade ago.


The white line is the former water lever since the water purchase.


The post emergent stream.


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