Another set of human skeletal remains have been found at Lake Mead National Recreation Area. The remains were found at Swim Beach at 8 p.m. Monday.
More human remains have been found at Lake Mead, according to officials at the national recreation area.
Nevada and two of its neighboring Southwestern states are still working on ways to drastically cut water use from the Colorado River as a deadline set by the federal government to address the worsening conditions along the river quickly approaches.
WASHINGTON — Sweeping legislation to provide $500 million to raise plunging water levels in Lake Mead and Lake Powell passed Friday in the House despite Republican opposition over concerns for farmers and ranchers.
A 31-year-old man drowned at Lake Mead National Recreation Area near SCUBA Beach on Wednesday evening after he went into the water to retrieve a loose inflatable kayak, according to the National Park Service.
As water levels continue to decrease, another body has been discovered at Lake Mead. National Park Service rangers responded to a witness report of human remains spotted at Swim Beach in the Boulder Basin area of the lake at 4:30 p.m. Monday.
A transformer at Hoover Dam caught fire this morning and was quickly extinguished, according to an official with the Bureau of Reclamation.
On July 7, 1930, construction began on Boulder Dam, which is known today as Hoover Dam.
A megadrought is draining Lake Mead faster than anticipated.
As the western mega-drought worsens, the nation’s largest reservoir hit a new worrisome milestone recently.
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In the midst of dropping water levels and newly exposed shorelines at Lake Mead, its look and operations are changing.
Even though the amount of water in Lake Mead continues to decrease, it is not expected to go low enough to stop Hoover Dam’s ability to produce hydropower, according to officials from the Bureau of Reclamation.
Lake Mead National Recreation Area is the fifth most visited park in the nation for the second year in a row with 7.6 million visitors in 2021.
Visitors to Lake Mead National Recreation Area can now learn more about the native fish that inhabit the lake and what it takes to raise them.