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November 27, 2014

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Nevada has gotten its water from the Colorado River, above, since an agreement among seven states was ratified in 1928. As growth continued to swell the population, Las Vegas began eyeing the water under the Great Basin Desert.

Sam Morris

Nevada has gotten its water from the Colorado River, above, since an agreement among seven states was ratified in 1928. As growth continued to swell the population, Las Vegas began eyeing the water under the Great Basin Desert.