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Institutional Adjustments for Coping with Prolonged and Severe Drought in the Rio Grande Basin

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Title Institutional Adjustments for Coping with Prolonged and Severe Drought in the Rio Grande Basin
Description The Rio Grande originates in the southern Colorado Rocky Mountains, flows through New Mexico, and forms the border between the U.S. and Mexico on its way to the Gulf of Mexico. Serving over one-million acres of irrigated land and the municipal and industrial needs of cities like Albuquerque and El Paso, the Rio Grande represents a significant resource in the arid southwest. In 1938, Congress approved the Rio Grande Compact which divided the annual water flow among the three states of...
Date 2007-11-28T20:21:49Z 2007-11-28T20:21:49Z 2001-02
Type Technical Report
Identifier http://hdl.handle.net/1969.1/6149
Language en_US
Relation TR-317;
Publisher Texas Water Resources Institute

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