Doomsday for 30 Million Americans, Who Will Have to Move by 2013
Oct 03, 2010
: Earlier this week, the rain hammered down for two days straight here in Pennsylvania. But remarkably, rivers, streams and lakes haven’t risen one iota.
And my son, Noah, hasn’t had to mow the lawn in over a month (something he’s not entirely unhappy about.)
Why? We’ve had a bone-dry summer up in the Northeast. But the drought that the Northeast has experienced over the past few months is nothing compared to the situation out west. In a word: desperate…
A River Runs Through It
If you live in any of these seven western states – Colorado, Arizona, Nevada, California, Utah, Wyoming or New Mexico – chances are, you’re dependent on one thing to survive…
The Colorado River.
In fact, there are 30 millions Americans who rely on the great river for their water. It’s the lifeblood of these states. Without the Colorado’s steady flow, life there would cease to exist.
All seven states would struggle to generate power, grow food and people wouldn’t have water for everyday use.
Ah, but the Colorado River has plenty of water, right?
After an 11-Year Drought, a “Day of Reckoning” Looms for the Southwest