List of drying lakes

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Satellite imagery from 1984 to 2014 revealing Lake Urmia's diminishing surface area.

A number of lakes throughout the world are drying or completely dry due to irrigation or urban use diverting inflow:


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  13. ^ "White Bear Lake levels continue to be in dispute". KARE11 News. 2015-06-22. 
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  15. ^ "South Australia seeks more Murray River flow from upstream states to fight Lake Albert salinity". ABC Online. 2014-09-02. 
  16. ^ "Lake Poopo dries up". Reuters. 2015-12-17.