The latest “E-Newsletter” is hot off the presses from the Hutchins Water Center #ColoradoRiver #COriver #aridification

Many Indian reservations are located in or near contentious river basins where demand for water outstrips supply. Map courtesy of the Bureau of Reclamation.

Click here to read the newsletter. Here’s an excerpt:

TRIBAL ROLE IN THE COLORADO BASIN

An August report from the Colorado River Research Group outlines the magnitude of water rights held by Native American tribes, barriers to more complete development of these rights and the need to meaningfully engage the tribes in negotiations on the future management of the Colorado River. You can find the report here.

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