Submitted by marian on Tue, 01/24/2023 - 15:55

“It isn’t going to be easy, but to have a chance of maintaining the Mississippi River basin — and the Colorado, and really, any major freshwater system — we must stop thinking about floods and droughts in extreme terms that leave the impression that these are infrequent outliers." John Sabo, director of the Tulane ByWater Institute, writes a piece in Forbes about the Mississippi River’s record low water levels and lessons that can be learned from the Colorado River’s water shortage.

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