The Colorado River just got a boost that’s likely to prevent its depleted reservoirs from bottoming out, at least for the next several years. Representatives of seven Western states and the federal government signed a landmark deal on Monday laying out potential cuts in water deliveries through 2026 to reduce the risks of the river’s reservoirs hitting critically low levels.
- Las Vegas Review-Journal: Officials celebrate Colorado River drought deal at Hoover Dam
- Arizona Republic: Opinion: This drought plan saves Colorado River water. But it’s about much more than that