No End in Sight for Mohave County’s Water Worries

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Construction continues on the Hoover Dam Bypass bridge, officially named the Mike O’Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge. This photo was taken July 31st during a press conference at the site. A view of Hoover Dam taken from the bypass bridge.
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Article courtesy of HUBBLE RAY SMITH | June 12, 2015 | News-Herald | Shared as educational material

Lake Mead’s water levels reached a record low in the summer of 2015, leading to a myriad of water restrictions on the citizens of Arizona. Aquifers were drying up across the state, and homeowners and ranchers were drilling deeper to find enough water for their needs. It was determined that the overproductive practices of the farming industry put high stress on the water supply.  Other problems include groundwater contamination, increased groundwater pumping costs, and rise in costs of well replacements. Read more about it here: http://www.havasunews.com/news/no-end-in-sight-for-mohave-county-s-water-worries/article_bbf429a8-1194-11e5-a7ea-c7759234628f.html

 

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