The Colorado River provides water to 40 million people around the West, including New Mexico, but the historic drought gripping our region has prompted a 20 percent drop in flows in the river. Reservoirs are drying, with Lake Mead at its lowest levels since it was filled in the 1930s. As scientists incorporate these changes into future projections, an article in Science magazine urges them to plan for even greater declines in the river.
New Census data shows New Mexicans are getting older
22 Views New data released by the U.S. Census Bureau shows New Mexico’s population is aging. New Mexico’s total population increased by 2.8% from 2010 to