October 3, 2022

Lake Mead Water Level Lowers, Finds Grow

 


Lake Mead Water Level Lowering, Finds Growing

Lake Mead is a reservoir formed by the Hoover Dam on the Colorado River in the Southwestern United States. It is located in the states of Nevada and Arizona, 24 mi east of Las Vegas. It is the largest reservoir in the US in terms of water capacity. Wikipedia


Possibly the biggest news this year is the water levels at Lake Mead.  So many ships and other items are showing up. Here is a collection of just a touch of these finds.

An article about the lake level along with a satellite image: https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/images/150111/lake-mead-keeps-dropping

Lake Mead nears dead pool status as water levels hit another historic low.  https://www.nbcnews.com/science/environment/lake-mead-nears-dead-pool-status-water-levels-hit-another-historic-low-rcna34733

Shrinking Lake Mead reveals bodies and boats. August 2022  https://earthsky.org/earth/lake-mead-shrinking-reveals-bodies-boats/

Mysteries of Lake Mead: As Nation's Largest Reservoir Dries Up, Human Remains Are Found 5 Times in 4 Months. September 2022.  https://people.com/crime/lake-mead-five-bodies-found-four-months/




1 comment:

  1. WOW! Boy did I fall down a rabbit hole! What a fantastic website. I found this really cool mid century modern sticker on ebay of Marineland Of The Pacific. I have never heard of this and my quick google search brought me here. You see, we travel full time and going to roadside attractions is our thing. You have a great site we will now be following! We are in Las Vegas this week and will be going to Hoover Dam and Lake Mead tomorrow or Friday. Thank you! Mandy Brown routedownfam.com

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Lake Mead Water Level Lowers, Finds Grow

  Lake Mead Water Level Lowering, Finds Growing Lake Mead is a reservoir formed by the Hoover Dam on the Colorado River in the Southwestern ...