The Colorado River drought is so bad you can see it from space.
This sounds pretty scary. Of course, the water level swings up and down, but also the impact of a few years in the down direction seem pretty bad. “The two largest reservoirs in the United States, both on the Colorado River, illustrate this vividly. The Colorado River system as a whole is at 34 percent of its peak capacity this year, down from 40 percent last year.” | learn more