Feds warn potential water shut off if water level continues to drop

Leviticus 26:18-20 “And if in spite of this you will not listen to me, then I will discipline you again sevenfold for your sins, and I will break the pride of your power, and I will make your heavens like iron and your earth like bronze. And your strength shall be spent in vain, for your land shall not yield its increase, and the trees of the land shall not yield their fruit.

Important Takeaways:

  • Feds could limit water flow to Arizona, other western states
  • Concern focuses on continually falling water level in Lake Powell, a reservoir that supplies millions with water and hydroelectricity
  • Tanya Trujillo, Assistant Secretary for Water and Science for the U.S. Department of the Interior warned, Should the water level drop below 3,490 feet that the shortage would affect both water flow downriver and power generation at the large power facility. Currently, water levels sit at 3,522 and continue to fall
  • She added that a nearby Arizona city and part of the Navajo Nation would lose drinking water should Lake Powell’s water level be allowed to fall below the threshold.

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