Climate and Environment

Water crisis sinks to new level

The Biden administration has given seven Western states a deadline to tackle the escalating emergency.

Drought escalates on the Colorado River at Lake Powell 's Hite Crossing Bridge due to climate change. Photo: Shutterstock

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    Jennifer Riley-Chetwynd

    Co-Director of the One World One Water Center for Urban Water Education and Stewardship

    College of Health and Applied Sciences

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    Elizabeth McVicker

    Professor

    Management

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    Tom Cech

    Founding and retired director of the One World One Water Center for Urban Water Education and Stewardship

    College of Letters, Arts and Sciences