Dartmouth study shows US Southwest irrigation system facing decline after 4 centuries

Communal irrigation systems known as acequias that have sustained farming villages in the arid southwestern United States for centuries are struggling because of dwindling snowmelt runoff and social and economic factors that favor modernism over tradition, a Dartmouth College study finds.

Fuente : http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-02/dc-…



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