Arizona, California and Nevada Discussing Reductions in Colorado River Water Deliveries - Big CAP cuts coming as 3-state water agreement nears by Tony Davis, Arizona Daily Star, Aril 24, 2016

April 25, 2016

Arizona, California and Nevada negotiators are moving toward a major agreement triggering cuts in Colorado River water deliveries to Southern and Central Arizona to avert much more severe cuts in the future.

As state water officials now envision the agreement, it would also ultimately require California to cut its use of river water. That’s despite a 48-year-old law that says the Central Arizona Project must relinquish all its supply during shortages before California loses any