Lake Mead: Largest Water  Reservoir in the U.S. at Historic Lows Because of Drought

http://youtu.be/yk_KIN3_C0M Lake Mead, largest water reservoir in America, resulted when thousands of out-of-work men and women built the Hoover Dam during the Depression. The dam served to not only tame the Colorado River but create a water resource for Nevada and New Mexico and generate electricity for hundreds of thousands of people throughout the West. [...]