Great drought in the western US

• The great drought in the western United States

Photographer Justin Sullivan visited the lakes and reservoirs in California, Utah and Arizona, to show the effects of the great drought in the western United States, which has lasted for the 4th year.

At the same time see the beautiful landscapes of Arizona, Utah.

Great drought in the western US

To the west of the United States are usually related to the states, which are located on the Great Plains, the Rockies and the more western states up to the Pacific coast, as well as Alaska and Hawaii.

White rings on the banks of the reservoir Powell in Arizona on March 28, 2015. Previously, they washed the water. It is the second largest reservoir in the United States after Lake Mead, and he has a big problem: it is currently filled with only 45%. (Photo by Justin Sullivan):

Great drought in the western US

Reservoir Powell in Arizona on March 28, 2015. One can see the marks on the banks of the winding, where before there was water.

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Dam at Lake Powell in Arizona, March 28, 2015.

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beneaped Colorado River at a place called Horseshoe - the name of the horseshoe-shaped meander of the river on the territory of the national recreation area Glen Canyon. Arizona, March 30, 2015.

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Almost dried up Lake McClure, in it there are only 7% of the water on March 24, 2015. It can be seen how high the water was here.

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The remains of water in a lake or reservoir Powell, Utah, March 28, 2015.

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This floating houses. The steep banks of Lake Don Pedro also shows what level the water here was March 24, 2015, California.

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View from the plane on beneaped Reservoir Powell, Arizona, March 30, 2015.

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Rocky shores of Lake Powell in Arizona, March 29, 2015. Where is the white color on the slopes - there was once water.

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The water receded, leaving marks on the shores of Lake Powell, Utah, March 28, 2015.

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View from the air Lake Powell, Utah, March 28, 2015. The former water level can be seen on the white color on the banks.

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People walk along the beach, which was once the bottom of the reservoir Powell, Utah, March 29, 2015.

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Another place of Lake Powell in Utah, where clearly visible traces of the former water level, March 28, 2015.

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Arizona Landscapes

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The coast line of Lake Powell in Utah with the markings of the former water level

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Arizona Landscapes

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Rings on the banks - marks, lowering the water in the reservoir Powell, Arizona

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Where the white color on the slopes - there was once water.

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And here, too.

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Utah, March 29, 2015.

Great drought in the western US