Western Water – the Persistent Roadblock

The roadblock to solving western water problems:

[T]he understandable tendency of state, local, and federal interests to defer painful concessions in water resource allocation. Indecision persists as long as there is no absolute requirement that problems be solved.

Paul L. Bloom, Law of the River: A Critique of an Extraordinary Legal System, in New Courses for the Colorado River: Major Issues for the Next Century.