Jenkins, Matt
February 2007
High Country News;2/5/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p8
The article focuses on the effect of the water conservation project in the Colorado River. Farmers in the central Mexican state are blessed by adequate supply of water which leaked from the All-American Canal of which they built their own canal to distribute it over the farms nearby. However, San Diego and the Imperial Irrigation District planned of removing the All-American Canal and will transport it to San Diego. With this, Mexican farmers are campaigning for water efficiency across Colorado River Basin. Before, the conserved water was once considered a waste for the Americans but in an increased need of water, water efficiency was reborn. In this game, there will be winners and losers but the greatest loss boils down to the ecosystem of the Colorado River Delta.


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