Location

UNLV Foundation Building, Blasco Event Wing

Start Date

1-4-2011 10:45 AM

End Date

1-4-2011 12:00 PM

Description

Panel Discussion: U.S.-Mexico Transboundary Perspectives

Colorado River Compact:

Allocates water among Upper Basin and Lower Basin
- 7.5 maf for each basin
- Extra 1 maf for lower basin

Supplies Mexico first from surplus above total apportionment to upper an lower basins
- If surplus insufficient to supply Mexico, then Mexico’s share supplied equally by upper and lower basins

Upper division states “shall not cause” flow to lower basin to be less than 75 maf in 10 years

Keywords

Mexico; North America – Colorado River; Water rights; Water supply

Disciplines

Agricultural and Resource Economics | Environmental Policy | International Relations | Natural Resources Management and Policy | Sustainability | Water Law | Water Resource Management

Language

English

Comments

Moderator: Tom Piechota, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Consists of 9 PowerPoint slides

 
Apr 1st, 10:45 AM Apr 1st, 12:00 PM

Panel discussion presentation: Everything is connected — Why Mexico’s problems are everyone’s problems on the Colorado River, and the other way around

UNLV Foundation Building, Blasco Event Wing

Panel Discussion: U.S.-Mexico Transboundary Perspectives

Colorado River Compact:

Allocates water among Upper Basin and Lower Basin
- 7.5 maf for each basin
- Extra 1 maf for lower basin

Supplies Mexico first from surplus above total apportionment to upper an lower basins
- If surplus insufficient to supply Mexico, then Mexico’s share supplied equally by upper and lower basins

Upper division states “shall not cause” flow to lower basin to be less than 75 maf in 10 years