Water war with Mexico looms in Southwest

Hawkes, Logan
April 2012
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;4/ 9/2012, p10
The article reports on water war between Mexico and the U.S. Southwest. U.S. farmers' worry about where the water will come from to grow their crops in 2012 is highlighted. The decision of the Interational Boundary and Water Commission (IBWC) to release water from the Rio Grande River to Mexico in April 2012 will cause loss of water to evaporation, according to Texas and New Mexico irrigation districts. A joint letter was sent to the IBWC to rescind the decision to release the water.


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