A third set of human remains was pulled out of Lake Mead, which is swiftly drying up because of a “mega-drought.”
A body in a barrel was discovered in Lake Mead because of climate change. Police say more will be found.
Lake Mead, one of the most critical water sources in the country, is at dangerously low levels and federal employees are struggling to manage the depleted reserves.
But the big news may be that Las Vegas has water to spare in the first place.
Nevada's Lake Mead Is at Its Lowest Level Ever — and Federal Authorities Say It's Going to Get Worse
Forty million people rely on the reservoir for water and the Hoover Dam supplies eight million people with power.
Although most Americans believe water scarcity occurs only in countries where Angelina Jolie campaigns for peace, two of the world’s most overexerted rivers are right here in the United States.