TITLE

EDITOR'S NOTE: Good work in Washington

AUTHOR(S)
Hanscom, Greg
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
High Country News;10/16/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 19, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the water conservation efforts of local governments in the U.S. The Interior Department of California spent a large amount of money to prevent water crisis. Las Vegas government officials planned building a groundwater-pumping project in the Colorado River Basin for sufficient supply to national parks, rural farming and ranching communities. Deschutes River Conservancy and Central Oregon Irrigation District planned to spend for water banks to supply farms and cities.
ACCESSION #
22857290

 

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