The Colorado River Compact is 100 years old, and its guidelines for water use across the American West are about to expire. Facing drought, increased population, and disagreements on how to share the water, what policies and technologies could get a new agreement across the finish line? John Entsminger, Nevada’s lead negotiator for the Compact; Bidtah Becker, attorney with the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority; and lifelong expert on river ecosystems Jennifer Pitt shed light on the range of stakeholders, both human and animal, whose needs are up for debate.
Bidtah Becker, John Entsminger, Jennifer Pitt
Moderator: Tillie Walton