Monday, January 25, 2016

Visualizing drought in the Colorado River basin

The Department of the Interior has put together a wonderful, interactive webpage that helps first to visualize the importance of the Colorado River to development in the western United States and then does a great job illustrating what the last fifteen years of drought in the region have done to the federal water infrastructure on the river.  Well worth perusing. Here is the link.

One of the static maps of the federal system below:


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