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It’s a mystery: Where does Hanging Lake’s water come from?

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8min 26sec
Devon Balet for CPR News
Hanging Lake on April 29, 2021.

Hanging Lake, that stunning, turquoise body of water above Glenwood Canyon, has been threatened by wildfire and marred by mudslides. Now, scientists are searching for the source of the springs that feed the iconic lake so they can save it. Hydrologist Tom Aley leads that effort.