Re-watering Walker Lake

Gregory, Gordon
August 2011
High Country News;8/8/2011, Vol. 43 Issue 13, p7
The article offers information about the restoration of Waller Lake in Nevada, which was dried up some 9,000 years ago. It states that the irrigation benefitted the upstream communities,wherein potatoes, onions, and other crops can generate in excess of 50 million dollars annually. According to David Yardas, director of National Fish and Wildlife Foundation's (NFWF) Walker Basin Restoration Program, they will achieve their goal in enhancing river flows to the lake.


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