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Colorado River Basin.

Colorado River Basin.

hearings before the United States Senate Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation, Sixty-Ninth Congress, first session, on Dec. 8-10, 1925

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water resources development -- Law and legislation -- Colorado River Watershed (Colo.-Mexico)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationiii, 503-654 p
    Number of Pages654
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15296487M

    Title The Colorado River basin showing the upper and lower basins Summary Illustration showing the upper and lower basins of the Colorado River as they extend across portions of the states of Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Arizona, Nevada, and California. It’s never provided the bounty that was expected in , when the initial allocations among the seven states of the Colorado River basin were penciled out as part of the landmark Colorado River. Colorado River Basin storage – slightly more than half full. Total Colorado River system storage is ending at 52 percent of capacity. So slightly more than half full, or just a bit less than half empty, depending on your desired framing.


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Western communities, whether farmers and city-dwellers or US environmentalists and Mexican water managers, have a promising record of cooperation, a record often obscured by the crisis narrative. The Colorado River Basin has been locked in the grip of a nearly unrelenting drought sinceand the two great water savings accounts on the river — Lake Mead and Lake Powell — are at all-time lows.

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