Monday Top of the Scroll: Can a grand vision solve the Colorado River’s challenges? Or will incremental change offer best hope for success?
The Colorado River is arguably one of the hardest working rivers on the planet, supplying water to 40 million people and a large agricultural economy in the West. But it’s under duress from two decades of drought and decisions made about its management will have exceptional ramifications for the future, especially as impacts from climate change are felt.
- Western Water: Editor’s Note: Exploring different approaches for solving the Colorado River’s myriad challenges
- Arizona Republic: Federal government will review Colorado River rules in 2020
- Associated Press: US officials to review deal on sharing Colorado River water
- Nevada Independent: Equity, climate on the table at Colorado River conference as new negotiations loom for Southwest water managers