Activists: Decommission Glen Canyon Dam and save water

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Activists: Decommission Glen Canyon Dam and save water

Activists says decommissioning Glen Canyon Dam will save water and restore a canyon. Are they right?
Lake Mead, behind Hoover Dam, has walls of hard volcanic rock that don’t lose as much water as the sandstone walls of Lake Powell.
Glen Canyon Dam, with Lake Powell spreading out behind it. Some theorize that filling only Lake Mead, farther down the river, would be a more efficient way to store water.

Activists: Decommission Glen Canyon Dam and save water

Lake Mead, behind Hoover Dam, has walls of hard volcanic rock that don’t lose as much water as the sandstone walls of Lake Powell.
Glen Canyon Dam, with Lake Powell spreading out behind it. Some theorize that filling only Lake Mead, farther down the river, would be a more efficient way to store water.
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