The Vegas Problem

Pat Mulroy, head of the water authority that serves Las Vegas, Nev., lays out the problem:

Today the Colorado River represents 90 percent of our water supply. Due to the severe drought, we are within three years of losing our upper intake in Lake Mead, which represents 40 percent of our water supply; if the drought persists for three years beyond that, both intakes will be dry.

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