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  • Writer's pictureBobbi Harris

Life-Giving Water

We are starting the new year off with good news for our Midwest!

Lake Mead’s water levels are recovering from dry spells in 2022, that left it at a record low. In a recent Newsweek article, the reservoir rose two feet in two weeks. If you don’t know, Lake Mead is an invaluable reservoir for the state of Nevada.

“Lake Mead currently provides municipal water for the cities of Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas, and Boulder City, NV, as well as municipal and industrial water and irrigation water for downstream users. Altogether, about 25,000,000 people rely on water from Lake Mead” (U.S. National Park Service). Whatever the reason for the rise in the lake, I’m sure it has put many minds at ease. 

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