Briefly: Colorado River Compact turns 100

KUNC reports that the Colorado River Compact turns 100 this month. The anniversary of the agreement that divides the right to use the river’s water among the states who rely on it is punctuated by low water levels, climate change, new priorities and new needs in the basin. Experts reflect on the past 100 years, what has changed, and why, with its flaws, the basin continues to rely on the compact.

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