The Southwest looming water war: The Colorado River irrigates farms, powers electric grids, provides drinking water to 40 million people… And IS DRYING UP!

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For farmers in the deserts of central Arizona, success and failure is defined by who has water and who does not. At the moment, Dan Thelander is still among the haves. Inside a municipal building in Pinal County, Thelander rolls a map out across the board room table. On the patchwork of brown desert and […]

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