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A Century Ago, This Water Agreement Changed the West. And Now?

Reader Dan – On Water – Angry Bear According to a University of Arizona researcher, “society is losing $2.4 billion per year because the Colorado River’s water” no longer flows all the way to the Gulf of California. ~~~~~~~~ And that problem, still exists today as states argue about Colorado River water rights and keep […]

California waits as Other states submit Colorado River plan

California holds out as Arizona, other states submit Colorado River plan,, KTAR FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Six Western states that rely on water from the Colorado River have agreed on a model to dramatically cut water use in the basin, months after the federal government called for action and an initial deadline passed. With […]