TITLE

Colorado River states reach landmark agreement

AUTHOR(S)
Jenkins, Matt
PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
High Country News;2/20/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
20417026

 

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