Years of unrelenting drought are straining a large reservoir of water between Nevada and Arizona, new satellite images reveal.
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Lake Mead is no stranger to droughts. The man-made lake hit lower-than-average water levels in the mid-1950s and mid-1960s, and the current depletion is part of a decade-long trend, according to NASA. Lake Mead’s current low level hasn’t been recorded since the 1930s, when the lake was first being filled, agency officials said.