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Decision-makers say cooperation is the only way to make progress on Western drought

By Steve Goldstein, Mark Brodie
Published: Monday, October 18, 2021 - 12:47pm
Updated: Monday, October 18, 2021 - 1:56pm

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The Upper Colorado River
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The Upper Colorado River.

Water is something we all need, but don’t necessarily always think about. Yet as the West continues on in a drought, more minds are starting to look into the future, and how to ensure H2O is a part of it.

Late last week, decision-makers from seven states and two tribes within the Colorado River Basin were part of a virtual hearing put on by the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources’ Subcommittee on Water, Oceans and Wildlife to share ideas.

To learn about the hearing, The Show spoke with KUNC’s Alex Hager.

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