Water table level balance in major aquifers, are not all created equal. Over allocation is leading to over pumping and unsustainable water table draw downs. Lack of balance between pumping and recharge will deplete this precious resource. Are you sitting on an aquifer that is destine to go dry? Nevada has over 200 water basins, all managed, some are in far better shape than others.
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A picture can be worth a thousand words, Lake Mead Water Levels. Once the water was below 1,145 feet, the watch was shifted to a Drought Alert—that status was reached in May 2003. When the lake's water level dropped below 1,125 feet, a Drought Emergency went into effect.
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Today Lake Mead stands at about 1106 feet, that is 19 feet below Emergency Drought Level.
Are they holding excess water in Lake Powell for political reasons, affecting Lake Mead's water level to scare the public into paying for a pipeline? I have heard this from water managers, but then it is a rumor. Make up your own mind.
GRACE is a NASA/German Aerospace Satellite study found this "GRACE findings show that, since the late 1990s, the arid Central Valley has lost about 50 cubic kilometers (12 cubic miles) of groundwater, or 1.5 times the volume of Lake Mead, the largest man-made reservoir in the United States. In the U.S., we see the Ogallala Aquifer and the Central Valley" Combined these two farm land areas make up 33% of the United States Irrigated farm land. One third of our Nations irrigated food producing land has under ground aquifers which are going dry.
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