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Lake Tahoe’s No Good, Very Bad Year

Lake Tahoe is overheated, underfilled and both its future and renowned crystal blue waters are murkier than normal.

The crown jewel of the Sierras and largest alpine lake in North America had a rough year in 2015, according to the new “State of the Lake” report from the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center, which finds the lake’s temperature is rising at its fastest rate ever.

Recycled Water Station Opens in Scripps Ranch

Recycled water will be available to San Diego water customers for free beginning Saturday in Scripps Ranch, according to city officials.

The city of San Diego’s public utilities department will offer the water from a fill station at 10137 Meanley Drive on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The water is available at no extra charge to city water customers who present valid billing documentation.

Tahoe’s Rising Water Temp Concerns Scientists

It’s been said that Lake Tahoe is a complex body that man may never understand. That is true; however, UC Davis and Geoff Schladow, the director of the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center housed at Sierra Nevada College, are doing their best to prove that statement wrong—well, maybe, just a little bit wrong.

It seems that when experts think they’ve finally arrived at data that absolutely cannot be questioned, that same data is put into conflict with the patterns of human action and natural forces.