• Arizona Congressman Urges California to Cut Its Colorado River System Water Use

    A U.S. Congressman has a request for California Gov. Gavin Newsom: reduce the state's use of water from the Colorado River. U.S. Rep. Greg Stanton, a Phoenix Democrat, penned a letter to Newsom telling him that because the Colorado River system faces becoming a deadpool, it needs every basin state to take action to prevent an economic catastrophe. The article Arizona Congressman Urges California to Cut Its Colorado River System Water Use appeared first on Tennessee Star.

  • In Arizona, worry about access to Colorado River water

    Due to a logjam in negotiations for massive cuts in Colorado River water deliveries, farmers and urban users have no idea how much water use they’ll be ordered to cut

  • In Arizona, worry about access to Colorado River water

    By TONY DAVIS Arizona Daily Star TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Robbie Woodhouse’s grandfather began nearly a century of family farming along the Gila River near Yuma in the middle 1920s when he dug up a bunch of mesquite stumps on his land to make way for his barley, wheat, Bermuda seed, cotton and melon fields. […]

  • In Arizona, worry about access to Colorado River water

    EDITOR'S NOTE: The Albuquerque Journal continues its participation in a series of stories on the Colorado River as the 100th anniversary of the Colorado River Compact approaches. TUCSON, Ariz. -- Robbie Woodhouse's grandfather began nearly a century of family farming along the Gila River near Yuma in the middle 1920s when he dug up a bunch of mesquite stumps on his land to make way for his barley, wheat, Bermuda seed, cotton and melon fields. Farming never really took off at the Woodhouse...

  • In Arizona, worry about access to Colorado River water

    In Arizona, water officials are concerned, though not panicking, about getting water in the future from the Colorado River as its levels decline and the federal government talks about the need for states in the Colorado River Basin to reduce use

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    In Arizona, worry about access to Colorado River water

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Robbie Woodhouse’s grandfather began nearly a century of family farming along the Gila River near Yuma in the middle 1920s when he dug up a bunch of mesquite stumps on his land to

  • In Arizona, worry about access to Colorado River water

    In Arizona, water officials are concerned, though not panicking, about getting water in the future from the Colorado River as its levels decline and the federal government talks about the need for states in the Colorado River Basin to reduce use

  • States Prepare to Reduce Use of Colorado River Water

    Twenty years of dry conditions have forced federal and state officials in the U.S. Southwest to renegotiate a 100-year-old agreement. The agreement provides rules for the use of the Colorado River as a water supply.

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    Increasing pressures on Colorado River water in New Mexico

    The Colorado River Compact was signed in 1922, just 10 years after New Mexico became a state. Today, New Mexico still uses only about half of its allotment under the compact each year.

  • Desert farms in Utah flourish with water from Colorado River

    Compared to neighboring states, Utah is less dependent on water from the Colorado River

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    Desert farms in Utah flourish with water from Colorado River

    By ZAK PODMORE The Salt Lake Tribune SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (AP) — The second driest state in the country, Utah, doesn’t contribute much water to the Colorado River as it flows from Rocky Mountain headwaters through Canyonlands National Park to Lake Powell. Utah has a unique position in the middle of the river basin,

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    Desert farms in Utah flourish with water from Colorado River

    By ZAK PODMORE The Salt Lake Tribune SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (AP) — The second driest state in the country, Utah, doesn’t contribute much water to the Colorado River as it flows from Rocky Mountain headwaters through Canyonlands National Park to Lake Powell. Utah has a unique position in the middle of the river basin,