Following a dry winter, drought conditions persist in Wyoming, making life challenging for ranchers.
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For the first time since Lake Mead and the Hoover Dam were constructed in the 1930s, the federal government has declared a water shortage. Arizona will be hardest hit.
The Colorado River: One of the West’s Most Important Resources
The Colorado River is one of the principal rivers in the US. Read about some of its features, history-making law, and the threat of drought and climate change.
The Colorado River Compact is a deal between seven western states (Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, California, Utah, Wyoming and Colorado) that get rights to parts of the Colorado River. The agreement...