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View Diary: Drought and Low Water: The Mississippi May Be Unnavigable Within Weeks (191 comments)

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  •  and, historically, West of the Miss. River (4+ / 0-)

    upsteam water rights holders have first dibs on the water, and downstream holders get what's left.  The Eastern half of the US has completely different water rights laws, if I'm not what is especially interesting in this case is that two distinct philosophies and legal statutes dealing with water rights converge in our nation's largest river.

    Oregon:'s cold. But it's a damp cold.

    by Keith930 on Mon Nov 26, 2012 at 05:08:16 PM PST

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