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Las Vegas water intake now visible at drought-stricken Lake Mead

Photo: This photo taken Monday, April 25, 2022, by the Southern Nevada Water Authority shows the top of Lake Mead drinking water Intake No. 1 above the surface level of the Colorado River reservoir behind Hoover Dam A massive drought-starved reservoir on the Colorado River has become so depleted that Las Vegas now is pumping

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