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Researchers to investigate impact of changing snowpack on water rights, agriculture

Reno, NV, Sept. 24, 2018 – Mountain snowpack and rainfall are the primary sources of water for the arid western United States, and water allocation rules determine how that water gets distributed among competing uses, including agriculture. Historically, agriculture in the West has benefited from predictable snowmelt, but under changing climate conditions, earlier melting of […]