In this Monday Aug. 8, 2011 photo, A view of a boat ramp that leads to a dry lake bed in the Harbor Bay area at Lake Meredith National Recreation Area is shown near Fritch, Texas. From the get-go, ... more 
In this Monday Aug. 8, 2011 photo, A view of a boat ramp that leads to a dry lake bed in the Harbor Bay area at Lake Meredith National Recreation Area is shown near Fritch, Texas. From the get-go, though, the reservoir failed to live up to expectations. It only once, in 1973, reached its full capacity of 102 feet. The water quality has never been great because after the dam was built officials discovered a brine aquifer in New Mexico was also feeding into it, creating high salinity. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Tony Gutierrez
Wed, Aug 10, 2011 4:11 PM EDT