Photos of Lake Mead show how bad the drought conditions have become

Dead and dried fish laid out by a visitor to the Lake Mead National Recreation Area protrude from cracked mud on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, near Boulder City, Nevada. The area, once under the waters of Lake Mead, dried up as the water level dropped. (Photo AP / John Locher)AP images

A previously sunk boat sits on cracked earth hundreds of feet from what is now the shore of Lake Mead at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Monday, May 9, 2022, near Boulder City, Nev. Lake Mead is retreating and Sin City is awash with mafia lore after a second set of human remains emerged within a week from the depths of the drought-stricken Colorado River reservoir, a short drive from the Las Vegas Strip. . (Photo AP / John Locher)AP images

Rusty debris that was underwater is found above water level on Lake Mead in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Monday, May 9, 2022, near Boulder City, Nevada (AP Photo / John Locher)AP images

A previously sunken boat stands in a grassy field away from the waterline at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, near Boulder City, Nevada (AP Photo / John Locher)AP images

A ring of the light mineral pool shows the high waterline of Lake Mead near the Hoover Dam at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area near Boulder City, Nevada on June 26, 2022. Officials are expected on Tuesday, August 16, 2022. to announce water cuts that would further reduce the amount of Colorado River water that some users in the seven U.S. states that depend on the river and Mexico receive. (Photo AP / John Locher)AP images

FILE – A ring tank of light minerals shows the high waterline of Lake Mead near the water inlets on the Arizona side of the Hoover Dam at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area on Sunday, June 26, 2022, near Boulder City , Nevada. The tank is now below 30 percent capacity, its level has dropped 52 meters since it reached a maximum limit in 1983. (AP Photo / John Locher, File)AP images

FILE – A previously sunk boat sits on cracked earth hundreds of feet off the shore of Lake Mead at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area on May 10, 2022, near Boulder City, Nevada. Another body has emerged at Lake Mead, this time in a swimming area where water levels have dropped as the Colorado River reservoir behind the Hoover Dam recedes due to drought and climate change. The National Park Service did not say in a statement how long officials believe the body was submerged in the Boulder Beach area before it was found Monday, July 25, 2022 by people who summoned park rangers. (Photo AP / John Locher, file)AP images

FILE – A previously sunk boat sits high and dry along the shore of Lake Mead at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area on May 10, 2022, near Boulder City, Nevada. Another body has emerged at Lake Mead, this time in a swimming area where water levels have decreased as the Colorado River reservoir behind the Hoover Dam recedes due to drought and climate change. The National Park Service did not say in a statement how long officials believe the body was submerged in the Boulder Beach area before it was found Monday, July 25, 2022 by people who summoned park rangers. (Photo AP / John Locher, file)AP images

FILE – A previously sunken boat stands upright in the air with its stern stuck in mud along the shore of Lake Mead at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Friday June 10, 2022, near Boulder City, Nev. Lake Mead’s water has dropped to levels it hasn’t been since the lake initially filled over 80 years earlier. Prolonged drought, climate change and overuse are jeopardizing the water supply on which more than 40 million people depend. States are recognizing that painful cuts are needed, but they are also stubbornly clinging to the water that was assigned to them a century ago. (Photo AP / John Locher, file)AP images

FILE – A previously sunken boat sits high and dry along the shore of Lake Mead at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area on May 10, 2022, near Boulder City, Nev. Federal officials on Tuesday, Aug.16, 2022 are expected to announce water cuts that would further reduce the amount of Colorado River water that some users in the seven U.S. states that depend on the river and Mexico receive. (Photo AP / John Locher, file)AP images

FILE – A dead fish that was underwater is found on cracked land above the water level on Lake Mead in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area on May 9, 2022, near Boulder City, Nev. Federal officials on Tuesday, Aug.16, 2022, are expected to announce water cuts that would further reduce the amount of Colorado River water that some users in the seven U.S. states that depend on the river and Mexico receive. (Photo AP / John Locher, file)AP images

FILE – A previously sunken boat stands upright in the air with its stern buried in mud along the shore of Lake Mead at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area on June 22, 2022, near Boulder City, Nev. Federal officials on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 16, 2022, are expected to announce water cuts that would further reduce the amount of Colorado River water that some users in the seven U.S. states that depend on the river and Mexico receive. (Photo AP / John Locher, file)AP images

A buoy sits high and dry on previously cracked ground beneath the waters of Lake Mead at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area near Boulder City, Nevada on June 28, 2022. On Tuesday, August 16, 2022, federal officials are expected to announce cuts to the buoy. water that would further reduce the amount of Colorado River water that some users in the seven U.S. states that depend on the river and Mexico receive. (Photo AP / John Locher)AP images

Water flows down the Colorado River downstream from the Hoover Dam in northwestern Arizona on Sunday, August 14, 2022, near the Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Federal officials on Tuesday, Aug.16, 2022 are expected to announce water cuts that would further reduce the amount of Colorado River water that some users in the seven U.S. states that depend on the river and Mexico receive. (Photo AP / John Locher)AP images

A man walks past a previously sunken boat standing in the air with its stern buried in mud along the shore of Lake Mead at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area near Boulder City, Nevada on June 22, 2022. Federal officials Tuesday , Aug. 16, 2022, are expected to announce water cuts that would further reduce the amount of Colorado River water that some users in the seven U.S. states that depend on the river and Mexico receive. (Photo AP / John Locher)AP images

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