Wed, 5 February 2020
Water, water everywhere, but not as much as you’d like to think. That, in a nutshell is the story of the Colorado River Basin, the key water source for economic and population expansion in the American West. For almost a century, development plans for the Colorado Basin were based on what scientists regularly said was bad data, that overestimated how much water the basin had. John Fleck, co-author of the new book Science Be Dammed on the trouble ignoring science can cause.