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Water in the West: New Documentary ‘Killing the Colorado’ Shows That People, Not Nature, Are Responsible for Shortages

In 1922, seven Western states agreed to divvy up the water in the Colorado River, paving the way for giant dams, reservoirs and aqueducts to move and store it. Over the next century, the arid region, prone to erratic storms and punishing droughts, saw farms and cities grow and grow—with the belief that the water […]