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Bonny Lake drained, thousands of fish die

3 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

BURLINGTON - Dead fish are piling up in what used to be one of Colorado's most valuable reservoirs. The fish at Bonny Reservoir, near Idalia, are a casualty of a 2003 Supreme Court decision Colorado was forced to honor. The ruling says Colorado owed the state of Kansas billions of gallons of water under a decades-old water-rights deal called the Republican River Compact.
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Drought leaves 1,400 reservoirs 'dead' in China

News : The Coming Crisis (4 years ago)

A lingering drought in Central China's Hubei province has rendered 1,392 reservoirs virtually useless as only dead water remains in them, said the local water authority Monday. Known as the "land of a thousand lakes" and a major pro... Read Post

Portland will dump 38 million gallons of water from reservoir that teen peed in

Business & Finance : The Week: World Business (9 months ago)

Portland is draining 38 millions of gallons of treated water from a reservoir because a 19-year-old man drained himself into it. Although the man's urine doesn't pose a health risk — animals routinely pee in the reservoirs, after al... Read Post

Great Drain: Silver Lake Reservoir Will Be Emptied Out For a Year

Business & Finance / Real Estate : Curbed LA (2 years ago)

Just when Echo Park Lake is finally getting its water back, it's officially a go on draining the Silver Lake Reservoir. The LADWP has made its decision to empty the reservoir rather than tear up part of West Silver Lake... Read Post


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