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Posted: Thursday, March 27, 2014 7:30 pm | Updated: 12:21 am, Fri Mar 28, 2014.

LOS ALGODONES, Mexico — Colorado River water has begun pouring over a barren delta near the U.S.-Mexico border, the result of a landmark binational agreement being celebrated Thursday.

The gush of water in Mexico is an effort to revive the last 70-mile stretch of the river into the Sea of Cortez. The delta dried up decades ago.

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  • henry griswold posted at 11:14 am on Sun, Mar 30, 2014.

    henry griswold Posts: 218

    interesting that the colorado river benefits nm & wyoming since it doesn't come thru the two states...............

     

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