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News Items from February 2019

Colorado River Drought Contingency Planning

Colorado River Basin

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and the seven Colorado River basin states are working together to develop drought contingency plans that reduce the risk of Lake Powell and Lake Mead declining to critically low levels. The Colorado River provides water to almost 40 million people and 4 million acres of farmland....Read the article

Postponed: 2019 Biennial U.S. Drought Monitor Forum

Western Kentucky University's Knicely Center

The 2019 Biennial U.S. Drought Monitor (USDM) Forum in Bowling Green, KY, initially scheduled for March 19-21, 2019, will be postponed until later this year (date to be determined).Read the article