(Nevada Public Radio) Day ‘We Hoped We’d Never See’ Dawns On Colorado River

Aug 17, 2021; By Joe Schoenmann

“Las Vegas and Arizona will see the amount of water they can take from Lake Mead fall, after the first water shortage declaration was made on the Colorado River. Years of drought and, researchers say, overuse of the river that supplies water to more than 40 million people from Colorado to Mexico, led to the declaration by the federal Bureau of Reclamation, which manages the river. The cuts go┬áinto effect in January…”

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