In the West, pressure to count water lost to evaporation
By: Suman Naishadham Associated Press
January 30, 2023
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Exposed to the beating sun and hot dry air, more than 10% of the water carried by the Colorado River evaporates, leaks or spills as the 1,450-mile (2,334-kilometer) powerhouse of the West flows through the region's dams, reservoirs and open-air canals.
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