Thursday, September 8, 2011

Dead Rivers

Underwater Remnants 1
Debris from the bottom of Tempe Town lake after the dam burst. Photo credit: Xomiele

Dead Rivers on Souciant
"Arizona murdered its rivers and poured the remains onto cotton fields and golf courses. Some of the largest water engineering projects on the planet have gone into producing suburban swimming pools and green lawns. Today’s Arizona could not exist without the diversion and destruction of its river system. Over 90 percent of the state’s river system has disappeared."

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