More on California’s 2019 Colorado River water use

A friend sent me an illuminating table that does a nice job of adding perspective to something I’ve written about several times here – California’s stunning reduction in its use of Colorado River water.

 

agency20022019change
Total5,3663,852-1,514
MWD1,238535-703
PVID541353-188
Yuma (California side)6140-21
IID3,1532,562-591
CVWD33134615
other4216-26

Data in thousands of acre feet.

 

2 Comments

  1. Jay –

    Yes, California’s been under 4.4maf every year since 2016 inclusive. Much of the unused part of the apportionment has been banked in Lake Mead.

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