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Colorado River Water Consumption Now Exceeds Annual Supply

08/21/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Colorado River water consumed yearly for agriculture and by the 30 million Westerners who rely on it now exceeds the total annual flow.

A growing awareness of that limited flow is leading to increased scrutiny of urban development -- especially projects that require diverting more water to the east side of the Continental Divide.

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