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Western States to Share Colorado River Water

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Western States to Share Colorado River Water

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Western States to Share Colorado River Water

Western States to Share Colorado River Water

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Seven Western states and the federal government agree to conserve and share scarce Colorado River water. More than 30 million people are affected. The agreement also gives the states the right to build water projects for each other. For instance, Nevada plans to build reservoirs for other places. Before, only the federal government built dams and reservoirs.

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