Bureau of Reclamation: Upper #ColoradoRiver Basin water use pegged at 4.281 MAF in 2011

Colorado River Basin via Rand JIE
Colorado River Basin via Rand JIE

From inkstain (John Fleck):

According to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation’s new Consumptive Uses and Losses Report (pdf), consumptive use of Colorado River water in the states of the upper basin (Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming and a sliver of Arizona) reached 4.281 million acre feet in 2011, the highest on record.

More Colorado River Basin coverage here and here.

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