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Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Camille C. Touton said states within region of the Colorado River will need to cut usage by 2-4 million acre feet by 2023 to protect Lake Mead and Lake Powell reservoirs. (Wendy Howell/NHO)

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The federal agency in charge of managing much of the West’s water warned June 14 that it will act unilaterally to reduce water usage in the Colorado River Basin if state and tribal leaders can’t reach an agreement this summer.

By Jennifer Shutt, Source New Mexico June 21, 2022