The U.S. Department of the Interior announced sweeping changes Tuesday to the way the Colorado river water supply is distributed in the Western U.S. and Mexico in response to a climate-fueled megadrought impacting the region.
U.S. officials announce Arizona and Nevada, which are reliant on water from the Colorado River, will face more water cuts as they endure extreme drought. "There could be a reckoning for agriculture and farming in this part of the country," @benstracy says on the impact.
DRASTIC WATER CUTS: A megadrought is drying up the Colorado River and depleting Lake Meade, the nation’s largest manmade reservoir. Now, the federal government is forcing seven states to cut the amount of water they can draw from the Colorado River.
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Showers continue to move ESE across mainly east Colorado. Localized areas of heavy rain remains possible across Cheyenne County Colorado and Greeley County Kansas through the evening. No severe weather is expected. #kswx #cowx
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