Drought in the West

What happens if there's not enough water in the Colorado River Basin to go around?

August 22, 2013
What happens if there's not enough water in the Colorado River Basin to go around? Almost forty million people in seven western states and parts of Mexico use water from the Colorado River. But, according to a recent study by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, water supplies in the Colorado River Basin could decrease in coming years due to climate change. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Jim Pokrandt of the Colorado River Water Conservation District about what could happen when there's not enough water to go around.
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