Lake Powell
EXTRA,  FEATURES,  February 2023

Vanishing lakes

The challenge of finding swimmable water is getting harder in some locations, no thanks to climate change and human industry. Elaine K Howley investigates.

A key challenge in open water swimming is finding safe, swimmable water.

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