Lake Mead is located on the border between the states of Nevada and Arizona. The artificial water reservoir with an area of 640 km2 is 180 m long Km. Water Residents of the states of Arizona, California and Nevada benefit from it.
Lake Mead is drying up due to drought
Foreign media report that the largest artificial lake has low water levels In the United StatesIt caters to more than 20 million people. On Monday, June 14, the water level dropped to the lowest level in the history of measurements – 326.5 m above sea level.
You can see it in the chart below that comes from the site mead.uslakes.info, Drops in water levels are normal between March and September. However, by 2020, the lowest water level recorded in the lake will be 329.5 m above sea level. Government data This indicates that the water level of the reservoir has dropped by about 42 meters since 2000.
United States. The largest artificial lake is drying up mead.uslakes.info
The Utah governor is urging residents to conserve water
Drying the largest artificial lake in United States This is a long-term effect Drying In the region. In early June, Utah Governor Spencer Cox asked all residents to pray for rain. Advised to conserve water as well. In March 2021, he declared a state of emergency due to drought. “We need divine intervention,” he said in a video posted on Twitter.
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