Big Shock in Big Bend – The Rio Grande Dries Up

Tall canyon walls stretch to either side of the dry, cracked riverbed of the Rio Grande. Tewo people can be seen in the distance walking along it.
WHAT’S MISSING FROM THIS PICTURE? THE RIO GRANDE RUNS DRY AT SANTA ELENA CANYON DYLAN BADDOUR/TEXAS OBSERVER

It’s a grim warning sign for the lower reaches of the Rio Grande, which provide water to millions of acres of crops and to many people in Texas and Mexico. The river has dried up in other spots off and on for decades now, battered by drought and overuse, but never in these places. No one alive has seen the river as it looks today.

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