Drought, Climate Change Speed Call To Action

US Bureau of Reclamation rethinks its water management system to better serve a growing population amidst an uncertain future
Drought, Climate Change Speed Call To Action
Folsom Dam, in Folsom, California, where the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is prepared to install pumps if the water level in the reservoir drops too low to flow through the dam. (Photo: Michael Nevins, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

“If there’s no snowpack, there’s no water.”

A recent report by the New York Times highlights some of the challenges faced by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, including regional manager Drew Lessard, to address a dwindling water supply out West.

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