Sunday, August 08, 2010

Colorado River Water Use

John Fleck has a startling plot of trends in Colorado River (Basin) water usage:

He thinks it's at the point where something (especially in Phoenix) has to give: less water for agriculture, or esp reduced consumption, to the extent that is possible.

1 comment:

John Fleck said...

David -

Thanks for the link. An eagle-eyed friend point out that the X and Y axes have no legend.

The X axis is time, from 1920 to 2006. The Y axis is millions of acre feet of water.