03/29/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Colorado River Water Will Vary With Climate Scenarios; Water For Development Could Run Out By 2040: Study

The Colorado River probably still has water that could be used for development in Colorado, but how much remains unknown, according to a new study of the river.

As many as 900,000 acre-feet of water could be available for development, the study suggests. It also suggests that under a worst-case scenario, there could be no water for development by 2040.

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