The electricity generating turbines at Hoover (a.k.a. Boulder) Dam spin due to the pressure exerted by the water in man made Lake Mead.
Mark describes the profligate use of water despite a declared drought. Such careless use is even more absurd given the historic dryness of the area. Glad there’s water in the well here in Pahrump.
Don’t laugh, Southern California, Hoover Dam powers the pumps that send Colorado River water to you. Prepare to dry.
Lake Mead is like a martini glass—wide at the top and narrow at the bottom. That 10 percent dip represents a loss of half Lake Mead’s water supply in nine years, from 96 percent capacity to 43 percent.