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Drought threatens hydropower produced by Colorado River

Jan 25, 2023
Facing a prolonged megadrought, Western states must prep for huge water-use cuts.
Lake Powell, a reservoir on the Colorado River. The river supplies hydroelectric power across the West, but it faces dwindling water levels.
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