Climate change creates conundrum for water managers

11/11/2009 | ClimateWire

Water managers throughout the country are grappling with the effects of climate change on water supplies. In Boulder City, Nev., for example, the water level of Lake Mead, behind Hoover Dam, has dropped significantly, suggesting the region is not experiencing a typical drought. At this point, the unpredictable nature of the water supply makes it difficult for managers to plan and design appropriate infrastructure.

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