Due to its shrinking status, the Colorado River has become a growing concern

Due to Its Shrinking Status, the Colorado River Has Become a Growing Concern - SurviveIt’s a little known fact that almost forty million individuals in seven states (California, Colorado, Arizona, Utah, Wyoming, New Mexico, and Nevada) depend on the Colorado River. There are some individuals in the media who state that this number will double in the next fifty years.

For those of you who are not aware, the Colorado River starts as a snowmelt in the Rocky Mountains and goes approximately 1,450 miles south into the beautiful country of Mexico. It produces water for the farm fields. Thanks to this, we have perfect heads of broccoli, spinach, green-and-red lettuce.

Unfortunately, the Colorado River will soon not be able to meet the current recreational, hydroelectric, and agricultural demands. The moment when the river falls short could come sooner than most people think. This has become a growing concern for millions of water users and a …

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