Compare and contrast. Tim Barnett, in this morning’s Albuquerque Journal:
The Colorado River won’t have enough water to meet the West’s needs at least three out of every five years by mid-century if we do not move now to reduce our usage, according to a new study being published this week.
“Current conditions are unsustainable,” said Tim Barnett, a researcher at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in California.
Speaking in Fort Collins, Aaron Million, who’s trying a major Front Range water transfer:
Million said his graduate thesis work at Colorado State University four years ago showed there’s a surplus of water in the Colorado River system, and his project is the fruit of efforts to get at it.
“We’ve been looking at ways to bring an environmentally sound, new water resource into the state,” he said.