Planning for shrinking water supplies may not be enough

  • Hannah Holm
    Hannah Holm
By now, it’s old news that the Colorado River – notwithstanding the current abundant water year - is generally shrinking, and is expected to shrink more in coming decades. The states that share the river completed a drought plan earlier this year that brings them closer to living within currently available supplies, and a new round of negotiations on long-term management of the river is due to…

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