Colorado River: Is historic cut in water release the new normal?

Christian Science Monitor: Fourteen years of drought in the West and a revised rule book on allocating water along the Colorado River have prompted the US Bureau of Reclamation to make the deepest cut in water released from Lake Powell in the reservoir's 46-year history. Lake Powell is second-largest engineered reservoir in the United States by capacity, bested only by Lake Mead, more than 200 miles downstream. The bureau formally announced the cut Friday. The amount of water that the bureau will release from the lake starting......

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