River series: The state of the river

29th June, 2014 by

By Randy Wyrick

Editor’s note: This is the first of a three-part series on the future of water in the West and the Colorado River. Information is from the State of the River meeting, presented by the Eagle River Water & Sanitation District. EAGLE COUNTY — Metaphorically speaking, just because Southern California is in the shower with shampoo in its hair, does not mean it gets to take all the water. Lake Powell is being drained to fill Lake Mead, which is being drained by states downstream from it. Ken Neubecker, executive director of the Western Rivers Institute, has often put it this …

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