Is it time to panic over lack of water?

Is it time to panic over lack of water?

Not yet, officials say, but signs point to drier future
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Several years of drought have contributed to a sharp decline in the water levels at many reservoirs in Southwest Colorado, where this year drought is rated extreme.
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Several years of drought have contributed to a sharp decline in the water levels at many reservoirs in Southwest Colorado, where this year drought is rated extreme. Where in July 2007 a man fished from a paddle boat at Lemon Reservoir, now there is only land.
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This is not the first time water levels of Lemon Reservoir have sunk so low. This photo taken Friday shows levels similar to those in July 2002, a severe drought year that brought the Missionary Ridge Fire.
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Lemon Reservoir levels in late July 2002 during a severe drought year, as seen here, are similar to levels now.

Is it time to panic over lack of water?

Several years of drought have contributed to a sharp decline in the water levels at many reservoirs in Southwest Colorado, where this year drought is rated extreme.
Several years of drought have contributed to a sharp decline in the water levels at many reservoirs in Southwest Colorado, where this year drought is rated extreme. Where in July 2007 a man fished from a paddle boat at Lemon Reservoir, now there is only land.
This is not the first time water levels of Lemon Reservoir have sunk so low. This photo taken Friday shows levels similar to those in July 2002, a severe drought year that brought the Missionary Ridge Fire.
Lemon Reservoir levels in late July 2002 during a severe drought year, as seen here, are similar to levels now.
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