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November 21, 2014

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Utah-Nevada water standoff quiet, fierce

The Salt Lake Tribune writes how Nevada and Utah are in a battle over where to get more water to meet their respective growth needs.

The Tribune writes "For now, the two driest states in the nation are in a quiet standoff, fitfully negotiating or scuffing lines in the sand. Eventually, though, the outcome of this tale of two pipelines, begun with an agreement struck 86 years ago to share the Colorado and now groaning under rapid population growth and climate distress, could shake the foundations of Western water law."

See the Sun's own stories about the water crisis facing the Las Vegas Valley and our five-part series on the subject.

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