The Colorado River Is Overcommitted. Here’s Why — And What We Can Do About It

Outlet: KJZZ Radio, Tempe, Ariz.

KJZZ Radio, Tempe, Ariz.: “Unfortunately, Arizona’s facing some of the largest cuts and it really puts Arizona in a political vice,” said Brad Udall, a research scientist at Colorado State University. “You can’t take that much water out of the canal, the entire 1.2 million acre-feet, and do justice to Arizona’s water needs. Yet that’s what the 1968 law says.”