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The All American Canal carries water from the Colorado River into Southern California.

California floated cutting major Southwest cities off Colorado River water before touching its agriculture supply, sources say

By Ella Nilsen, CNN In a closed-door negotiation last week over the fate of the Colorado River, representatives from California’s powerful water districts proposed modeling what the basin’s future would look like if some of the West’s biggest cities — including Phoenix and Las Vegas — were cut off from the river’s water supply, three

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Arizona Senator calls for Salton Sea funding to be withheld over California’s Colorado River use

By JONATHAN J. COOPER AND KATHLEEN RONAYNE PHOENIX (AP) — California communities exposed to hazardous dust by a drying lake bed have found themselves at the center of tensions between Arizona and California over how to conserve water along the overtaxed Colorado River. U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly, an Arizona Democrat facing reelection, wants the federal

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Desert Water: How secure is our water supply? Better off than you might think

An I-team investigation reveals that despite the statewide drought declaration and additional water restrictions, the Coachella Valley’s water supply is dramatically better off than most other areas of California right now. It’s not the message you’re hearing from state leaders, but experts say our local water supplies are plentiful and well-managed as they have been

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