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Eric Balken, executive director of Glen Canyon Institute, walks along a sandbar once submerged by Lake Powell. (Alex Hager/KUNC)

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PAGE, Ariz. - Water levels in Lake Powell dropped to a record low Feb. 14, with continued pressure from climate change and steady demand pushing the nation’s second-largest reservoir to the lowest level since it was first filled in the 1960s.

By Alex Hager, KUNC February 21, 2023