Provides an overview of the 1922 Colorado River Compact seeking to fairly distribute Colorado River water to Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming and their increasing populations.
Colorado River Compact (1922), interstate compact agreement, water policy
Date of this Version
Chapman, Bert, "Colorado River Compact (1922)" (2013). Libraries Faculty and Staff Scholarship and Research. Paper 30.
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Appears in Encyclopedia of Politics of the American West. Steven L. Danver, ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: CQ Press, 2013. 1:251-252.