Colorado River http://kunm.org en More New Mexicans to rely on Colorado River water http://kunm.org/post/more-new-mexicans-rely-colorado-river-water <p>A study by the federal government shows that New Mexico is expected to see its population that uses the Colorado River Basin for water grow from nearly 1.5 million people today to between 2 million and 3 million by 2060.</p><p>That&#39;s according to the latest data from a U.S. Bureau of Reclamation study.</p><p>The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/OhHnQI) that New Mexico and the other states that depend on the Colorado River Basin for water face a growing gap between how much water nature provides and how much people want to use.</p> Mon, 23 Jul 2012 16:03:09 +0000 Albuquerque Journal 15970 at http://kunm.org More New Mexicans to rely on Colorado River water