The Coming Crisis on the Colorado River

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The white band of rock and sand above the water on Lake Mead is getting bigger and bigger. A marina’s been moved, and more islands are popping up. The latest study says mead and other reservoirs could effectively dry up in just thirteen years. On Reporter’s Notebook, another threat to the health-care safety net in Los Angeles County.

Photo: Drought Drops Lake Mead Water Level To 40 Year Lows, by Ethan Miller/Getty Images News

Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producer:
Dan Konecky