When Glen Canyon Dam was built in the 1950s, giant dams were championed as a silver bullet promising to elevate the American West above its greatest handicap — a perennial shortage of water. But today, there are signs that the promise of the great dam has run its course. Climate change is fundamentally altering the West, making it hotter and drier, with less water to store.READ MORE ►
Unplugging the Colorado
Is the end near for one of the West’s biggest dams?
New York Times