Pueblo Chieftain: Arkansas Water at Risk


Transfers from 1950 to the present could take water off one-third of historically irrigated land in the Arkansas River basin — nearly 150,000 of 450,000 acres, according to information compiled by The Pueblo Chieftain today.

The paper notes that an additional 63,000 acres could be taken out of production in the next 40 years to meet a municipal “gap” in water supply. Read the entire piece here.

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