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Coping With Megadrought in the Colorado River Basin

May 27
May 27, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Drought conditions in the Colorado River Basin

As the Colorado River Basin experiences 2020’s “sneaky drought” amid a long term pattern that looks increasingly like one of the region’s millennial “megadroughts” that last decades, water managers are working on ways to adapt. Where are we seeing success, and which communities are vulnerable as climate change continues to eat away a river on which 40 million people depend?