Tracking ‘Where The Water Goes’ From The Colorado River

June 25, 2021
The Colorado River flows into Nevada and Lake Mead, the nation's largest reservoir.The Colorado River flows into Nevada and Lake Mead, the nation's largest reservoir.Photo: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
The Colorado River flows into Nevada and Lake Mead, the nation's largest reservoir.

Concerns about water levels in the Colorado River are nothing new. David Owen traveled the river end-to-end, past farms and dams; power plants and cities. Then he wrote a book called "Where The Water Goes: Life and Death Along The Colorado River." Ryan's conversation from 2017 lends more perspective to what's at stake.