Colorado River Delta greener after engineered pulse of water

December 18, 2014 10:57 PM

14 0

Colorado River Delta greener after engineered pulse of water

The engineered spring flood that brought water to previously dry reaches of the lower Colorado River and its delta resulted in greener vegetation, the germination of new vegetation along the river and a temporary rise in the water table, according to new results from the binational team of scientists studying the water's effects.

The experimental pulse flow of water was the result of a U.S.-Mexico agreement called Minute 319.

Read more

To category page

Loading...