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Lake Powell is impounded by Glen Canyon Dam, near the Utah-Arizona. (Loretta McKenney/WGCN)

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Lake Powell and Lake Mead dip to historic lows
U.S. projections on drought-hit Colorado River grow more dire

The agency’s projections show a 3 percent chance Lake Powell will hit a level where Glen Canyon Dam that holds it back cannot produce hydropower as early as July 2022 if the region has another dry winter.

By Associated Press September 28, 2021
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Declining levels at the second-largest reservoir in the U.S. have spurred officials in Colorado, Utah, Wyoming and New Mexico to search for ways to prop it up.

By By Luke Runyon/KUNC, Cronkite News May 25, 2021