Skip to comments.New Photos Show Lake Powell Half Full
Posted on 05/25/2014 9:58:25 AM PDT by ckilmer
The mud-choked Colorado River flows through the dry lakebed of northern Lake Powell in a new satellite image released yesterday (May 22).
Western drought has left this reservoir on the border of Utah and Arizona less than half full, the satellite image captured on May 13 reveals. As of May 21, the lake was at 42 percent of capacity, according to U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) data.
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I think they meant half full.
Didn’t we okay sending a ton of water to Mexico recently?
That Obama... such a smart guy
Whoops! I think they meant half empty.
or half empty...
I just read the other day that they are celebrating that the Colorado river reached the Sea of Cortez for the first time since the 70’s.
The last time I visited Lake Powell in 1984 it was in danger of overflowing the top of the dam at Page, AZ
I lived and worked at Hite Marina on the north end of the lake.
The marina is no longer there.
How long before they can no longer make electricity with the dam ?
The same amount of water as 100 years ago, supplying millions more people.
Seems to me it’s not a matter of supply, but one of demand.
Sounds to me like they are letting too much water go downstream from the dam.
Glo-bull warmchangdisruption, dontchaknow.
Recent studies indicate the lake levels might drop below the minimum of 1050ft elev to fill hydroelectric generation inlets as early as 2017, depending upon worldwide weather models.
Now that HAARP is being abandoned by the USAF and being transferred to possibly Canada, and a number of other progressive leaning countries/Agenda 21, who knows?
If they held more water in Lake Powell, Lake Mead would be even lower than it is.
SO that’s what I look like from space.
The watersheds of the upper Colorado river are not in a drought- they had close to 100 percent of snowpack, and it’s still snowing. Don’t know why they’ve let so much water out, but it’s not because of a drought.
I remember when Al Gore had ordered water released so he could have a nice backdrop of water rushing by in a campaign commercial. I suspect that the water is purposely being diverted just like water to California’s Central Valley is purposely being blocked.
There is your answer.
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