The 1922 Colorado River Compact united seven western states in a far-reaching agreement that negated the need for courtroom brawls. This photo of the river at Imperial Dam near Yuma, Arizona was taken in late spring of this year.
The 1922 Colorado River Compact united seven western states in a far-reaching agreement that negated the need for courtroom brawls. This photo of the river at Imperial Dam near Yuma, Arizona was taken in late spring of this year. Irfan Khan TNS
The 1922 Colorado River Compact united seven western states in a far-reaching agreement that negated the need for courtroom brawls. This photo of the river at Imperial Dam near Yuma, Arizona was taken in late spring of this year. Irfan Khan TNS

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