Colorado River states reach landmark agreement

Jenkins, Matt
February 2006
High Country News;2/20/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p3
The article discusses water resources. The Colorado river sustains the hydro needs of Los Angeles, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Denver, and the rural West. Drought and urban development have however raised problems among the seven states that depend their water from the river. An agreement is made that these states will buy their water from farms within and from other states to protect them from extreme drought. The representatives from these states are officially making decisions should there be no more enough water supply.


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