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Warming global temperatures increase the risk of droughts lasting a decade or more, warn researchers. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Study: Southwest Could Face Megadrought This Century

Southern Nevada faces an 80 percent risk of a 10-year-long dry spell, warn researchers.

09/03/2014

Drought And Climate Change Threaten Colorado River Basin. (credit:  David McNew/Getty Images)

Water Levels At Nevada’s Lake Mead Drop To New Low

Drought in the southwestern U.S. will deplete the vast Lake Mead this week to levels not seen since Hoover Dam was completed and the reservoir on the Colorado River was filled in the 1930s, federal water managers said Tuesday.

07/08/2014

Credit: Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images

Erin Brockovich Resolves Nev. Drunken Boating Case

Environmental activist Erin Brockovich has pleaded no contest to operating a boat while intoxicated following her arrest at Lake Mead.

FM News 100.5 KXNT–10/05/2013

Credit: David McNew/Getty Images

Developer Of Grand Canyon Skywalk Dies At 51

A representative says the Chinese tour operator and Las Vegas businessman who built the Grand Canyon Skywalk attraction in northwestern Arizona has died in Los Angeles.

FM News 100.5 KXNT–06/15/2013

File photo of Lake Mead (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Legal Battle Rages Over Pipeline To Thirsty Vegas

Environmentalists, ranchers, tribes and religious leaders are banding together to make their latest pitch in state court in Ely to scuttle a 263-mile pipeline plan to carry billions of gallons of water to Las Vegas from rural counties along the Nevada-Utah line.

06/14/2013

(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Vegas Water Source Named ‘Most Endangered’

An advocacy group is calling the Colorado River the nation’s most endangered waterway.

04/17/2013

Credit: Ethan Miller / Getty Images

Conference Seeks Water Solutions For Western States

Rising demand and falling supply are spurring talk in the arid West of outside-the-box ideas like piping water from the nation’s heartland and towing Arctic icebergs south to help thirsty U.S. cities like Denver, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Phoenix.

CBS Las Vegas–12/12/2012

Aerial views of the Colorado River. (Photo by Brent Stirton/Getty Images)

Utah Searchers Find Body Of Student In Colo. River

Utah authorities say they have recovered the body of a 21-year-old Texas man who fell into the Colorado River several days ago during a trip with University of Texas at El Paso geology students.

06/09/2012

(photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Less Water Forecasted For Lake Mead

The valley’s largest source of drinking water could be affected by a new forecast for the Colorado River.

04/13/2012

KXNT Morning News: Inside Hoover Dam Opening

As far as road projects go, the official launch of the new Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge was relatively low-keyed.

10/20/2010

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