Every day, there is more news about the drought (made worse by climate change) affecting the West, and in particular, the Colorado River. The Colorado River Basin is in the midst of an extreme drought. See the below links to learn more:
Lake Mead's low water level prompts feds to consider declaration of Colorado River water shortage - YouTube
"Mega-drought" takes dramatic toll on Colorado River system that provides water to 40 million people - CBS News
The West’s Extreme Drought: Colorado River Plans Explained (1) (bloomberglaw.com)
Colorado River water shortage now almost certain, new projections show - CNN
The Colorado River simply cannot be tapped more to fill an expanded Gross Reservoir!!!