The Drought Contingency Plan’s done. Now what?

In 2019, Arizona was one of seven states involved in addressing the future of the drought-stricken Colorado River basin.

“If the negotiations that produced the plan showed anything,” writes Andrew Nicla of the Arizona Republic, “it’s that people are willing, eventually, to compromise to help protect the West’s most precious resource. Now the work begins to address the underlying issues that have led to the falling reservoir levels and the threat of shortages.

“Here are a few takeaways about what this plan does and where Arizona goes from here.”

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