Against the current

Mecklin, John
February 2007
High Country News;2/5/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p2
The article expresses the author's view on the long-time efforts to divide the flow of the Colorado River among seven U.S. states and Mexico. While the author lives in Northern California, he had seen the proposal of an Alaskan businessman to take water from the Gualala River in Mendocino County and pump it to San Diego which revealed San Diego's thirst. However, the author believes that the increased efficiency in human water use is a threat to the diverse ecology of Colorado River Delta.


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