Why Cali and Arizona might start a war soon

June 26, 2014 in Video by The Manimal

The 1922 Colorado River Compact established water allocations to seven states surrounding the Colorado River. Under the pact, the Hoover Dam was built. However, the pact well over-estimated the amount of water that would come through the Colorado River. Add that to massive over-consumption and climate change, and the southwestern portion of the US just might come to water wars sooner than you’d think. The Resident discusses.