Flashcards in 2.4 Deck (20)
What does the Helsinki water law mean?
Equitable use across the basin and who has used it first, can’t lose it
What does the Salzbuirg water law mean?
Can’t pollute downstream countries
What are some Upper basin states?
Colorado, Wyoming, Utah
What are some Lower basin states?
Arazon, Nevada, CA, and Mexico
Who are the Key stakeholders?
Farmers, City dwellers, Indigenous, Mexicans and US-federal government
Where is it proposed Las Vegas get's 90% of it's water from?
What does Arizona and Nevada do with a Water Partnership?
Arizona stores excess water in aquifers and Nevada can use quickly
How can they change the culture of the west?
What is 80% of Water used for in Colorado?
What 3 states need river water to keep growing food?
New Mexico, Colorado and Wyoming
What water source is emptying?
What percentage of water is for the Indigenous people by law?
Which river doesn't reach the sea anymore?
What has the Colorado delta become?
Huge barren mudflat
Who has been forced to leave in Mexico?
What benefit does Mexico have from groundwater leaking?
The water leaks into aquifers underground in Mexico
What does the Helsinki rules mean by 'prior use'
you can’t make a change that would disrupt their flow whether other countries are upstream or downstream
What does the US government want to do to the canal?
Line it with concrete and stop seepage that Mexico depends on
What year is the data for the Colorado compact based on?