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Colorado River crisis could lead to drier future for some states

Igor Sorokin

Water officials across the West have been negotiating a crisis on the Colorado River. Drought is putting pressure on the seven-state basin, and the nation’s two largest reservoirs recently reached record lows. The Mountain West News Bureau’s Will Walkey looks at how higher-elevation states are being affected by the prospect of a drier future.

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