Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Photo: James Marvin Phelps, Neowise Lake Mead National Recreation Area, is the USA’s fifth most popular national park unit with more than 7 million visits a year. With the creation of what would be named Hoover Dam, Lake Mead was first established as the Boulder Dam Recreation Area in 1936, administrated by the National Park …

Irrigation

Photo: Australia Irrigation = the supply of water to land or crops to help growth Elsewhere on the WebPBS Rain Birdrainbird.com – controllersgowifi NevadaStar Nursery BuzzwordsDrip – Drip Couplings – Drip Elbows – Drip Tees – Drip Tubing – Dripline – Emitters – Flushing the system – Irrigation – Shrubblers – Spaghetti Tubing – Sprinklers …

Las Vegas Water Tour

Photo: Cornerstone Mojave Desert – Explore the waterways of southern Nevada and the self-defined fabulous city of Las Vegas, aka The Meadows, translated from Spanish. Additional headlines and resources are indexed on the Vegas Water Links and Water pages. One of the most interesting case studies in water conservation, recreation, and management, the Las Vegas …

World Water Day

Photo: Wetlands Park (Las Vegas) World Water Day – worldwaterday.org – is March 22 coordinated by UN-Water – unwater.org – in collaboration with governments and partners. Hashtags: #WorldWaterDay, #DiaMundialDelAgua The annual UN observance day highlights the importance of freshwater. World Water Day is celebrated around the world with a variety of events. Seeking help translating …

Vegas Water Links

Photo: I-11 and Lake Mead Links related to Vegas Water presented in somewhat random fashion:Low lake level pumping stationLow lake level pumping station – SNWANew Lake Mead Pump Station Provides for Better Defense Against DroughtLas Vegas Bets on New Project to Ensure Water Supply Headlines‘The pie keeps shrinking’: Lake Mead’s low level will trigger water …

Water Links

Photo Links related to water presented in somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesWorrisome nonstick chemicals are common in U.S. drinking water, federal study suggests – Science Magazine WikipediaWaterTonic waterWater memory Events Planeta.com

Colorado River

Buzzwords Wikipedia: The Colorado River is one of the principal rivers of the Southwestern United States and northern Mexico (the other being the Rio Grande). The 1,450-mile-long (2,330 km) river drains an expansive, arid watershed that encompasses parts of seven U.S. and two Mexican states. Starting in the central Rocky Mountains in the U.S., the …

Wetlands Park in Las Vegas

Photo: Clark County Wetlands Park Here is a place I dearly love to take friends – a quiet park on the eastern outskirts of town, heading toward the Colorado River and Lake Mead: Clark County Wetlands Park Wetlands, in the Mojave Desert. Critical flyway. Keep Las Vegas Weir’d! For fans of quiet and urban ecotourism …

Lake Powell

Nature Bingo Lake Powell is a reservoir on the Colorado River, straddling the border between Utah and Arizona (most of it, along with Rainbow Bridge, is in Utah). It is a major vacation spot that around two million people visit every year. It is the second largest fabricated reservoir by maximum water capacity in the …