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On the Colorado River, ‘Everybody Understands the Nature of the Problem’

03.03.23 Seven states and two countries share the Colorado River, where demand outpaces supply, especially in a warming world. Our Land’s Laura Paskus talks with Estevan López, Upper Colorado River Compact Commissioner for New Mexico, about the current situation on the Colorado and what New Mexicans who rely upon its waters need to consider for the future. 

Correspondent: Laura Paskus 
Guest: Estevan López, Upper Colorado River Compact Commissioner, New Mexico 

For More Information: 

Increasing Pressures on Colorado River Water in New Mexico– U.S. News 

New Mexico reaches agreement on Colorado River usage– KRQE News 

New Mexico ranks low among Colorado River Basin states in water efficiency– Albuquerque Journal