Interview: Major Texas Lake Is Vanishing

The drought dragging on in the Lone Star State threatens the very existence of a lake that provides much of the drinking water to a West Texas city. Lake Alan Henry, which quenches the thirst of Lubbock, Texas, lost four-billion gallons of water to evaporation in 2011. Local and state officials have issued urgent appeals to homeowners and business people to curb their water usage, but the current dry spell apparently is draining the lake faster than it can be replenished. ABC’s Jim Ryan has the story from Dallas/Ft. Worth.

AM 820 News anchor Roger P. Schulman spoke to ABC News correspondent Jim Ryan in Dallas, Texas: