Arizona and southwest states grapple with water shortages, drought
… In one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, it’s a boom time — water-intensive microchip companies and data centers moving in; tens of thousands of houses spreading deep into the desert. But it is also a time of crisis: Climate change is drying up the American West and putting fundamental resources at ever greater risk. … The decision by Arizona in the past week to limit residential construction in some parts of the fast-growing Phoenix suburbs is another major warning about how climate change is disrupting lifestyles and economies in the West.
- The Nevada Independent: No one wants another dust bowl
- Las Vegas Sun: Opinion – No time to waste for government to protect drought-stricken West
- U.S. Bureau of Reclamation: Overnight releases from Davis Dam temporarily reduced
- jfleck@inkstain: Deadpool Diaries – June 1 Colorado River system status report
- Arizona Republic: Colorado River water cuts should follow Acequia rules