Read this from the perspective what is presented is “best” case scenario not worst case…

Read this from the perspective what is presented is “best” case scenario not worst case…

 

The Drought Contingency Plan for Lake Mead: The DCP makes Colorado River delivery shortfalls less painful, but it doesn’t make them go away

 

 

 

While a Drought Contingency Plan for Arizona is vital for keeping Lake Mead from descending to critical surface levels, the DCP is designed to “bend the curve” so that those levels do not become acute. It will not keep the Colorado River system out of shortage, however. In a special joint commentary, ADWR Director Tom Buschatzke and Central Arizona Project General Manager Ted Cooke explain.  

 

 

 

 

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    • Denver Post: Water levels continue to drop at Lake Mead, Lake Powell

    • Arizona Daily Star: We’re draining Lake Powell to prop up Lake Mead, scientists warn

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