Climate change and a population boom could dry up the Great Salt Lake in 5 years


The Great Salt Lake is roughly 8-9 feet lower than it should be. A snowy winter recently has helped lake levels some.

Utah leaders are under pressure to end water diversions and enforce tougher restrictions in order save the drying Great Salt Lake. A recent report predicted it will completely dry in five years.

(Image credit: Kirk Siegler/NPR)

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