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Western U.S. states propose water conservation strategy for Colorado River

Deal could see California, Nevada and Arizona receive federal funding

May 23, 2023  By Ground Water Canada

A landmark deal has been proposed in the United States in which California, Arizona and Nevada plan to reduce their water use over the next three years from the Colorado River. The proposal could end a year-long stalemate over the drought-stricken river that has created tensions among western U.S. states. The proposal would see the three states conserving an additional three million acre-feet of water. For their efforts, the states would receive federal funding. CTV News report | READ MORE

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