Briefly: U.S. senators hear warnings on drought and water infrastructure

Colorado Newsline reports on a U.S. Senate hearing last week in which senators were warned that the dangers of droughts fueled by climate change require better water infrastructure to stave off major impacts. Tanya Trujillo, the assistant secretary for water and science at the Department of the Interior, stressed the need for investment in water infrastructure and innovative technology such as water recycling and desalination systems. A number of senators expressed concern for farmers and ranchers.

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