01/23/2011 07:17 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Colorado Water Report Dooms State Supply By 2050

By 2050, fast-growing Colorado will need as much as 1 million acre-feet more water than it uses now, and it will have difficulty meeting the new demand, a state study said.

Demands for municipal and industrial water could exceed supply by as much as 630,000 acre-feet by mid-century, the Statewide Water Supply Initiative said in a report it released Friday.

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