(Moab Sun News) Powell and Mead reservoirs dangerously low: Historic lows trigger water cuts; activists say managers aren’t doing enough

Sep 2, 2021. Updated Sep 16, 202; Rachel Fixsen, Moab Sun News

“The two largest reservoirs in the country, Lake Mead and Lake Powell, have dropped to historic lows this summer. Boat ramps are dry and huge “bathtub rings” circle the canyons of the reservoirs. Managers fear the water in Lake Mead could drop low enough to force the shut-down of the hydroelectric power plant powered by the reservoir, which serves close to 8 million people in Nevada, Arizona and California…”

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