As Lake Powell Recedes, River Runners Race To Document Long-Hidden Rapids

Nov 27, 2020

Lake Powell, one of the Colorado River’s largest reservoirs, is dropping. While the decline means trouble for the region’s ongoing water scarcity issues, it presents a unique opportunity for a group of Utah-based river runners. As KZMU’s Molly Marcello  reports, hidden rapids are being revealed as the water drops.

Returning rapids
Credit Courtesy Glen Canyon Institute