Evaporative Loss

July 9, 2016--Floating solar is a win-win energy solution for drought-stricken US lakes (Guardian)

The Colorado River’s two great reservoirs, Lake Mead and Lake Powell, are in retreat. Multi-year droughts and chronic overuse have taken their toll, to be sure, but vast quantities of water are also lost to evaporation.

August 22, 2008--Grand County loses land, water as traditions fade (Grand County Sky Hi Daily News)

Legitimate ranches in Grand County — even most dude ranches — remain threatened by the future and present prospect of development, the rate of inflation and price of commodities. The challenges are stacked high against a long-standing livelihood once the pillar of existence in the high country.

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