Shrinking Glaciers Could Squeeze Washington's Water Supply Washington state is home to more glaciers than any other state in the lower 48. And they're receding faster than ever before.
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Shrinking Glaciers Could Squeeze Washington's Water Supply

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Shrinking Glaciers Could Squeeze Washington's Water Supply

Shrinking Glaciers Could Squeeze Washington's Water Supply

Shrinking Glaciers Could Squeeze Washington's Water Supply

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Washington state is home to more glaciers than any other state in the lower 48, and they're receding faster than ever before. That's a problem for the Pacific Northwest, where glaciers are crucial for drinking water, hydropower generation and salmon survival.