Long Hollow Project is many years overdue

Outlet: Cortez Journal.com

April 11, 2012

The agreement between Colorado and New Mexico that governs how water on the La Plata is shared is the La Plata River Compact, established in 1922. It is the oldest compact in the state. Simply stated, the compact requires Colorado to deliver to the New Mexico state line one half of the water measured at Hesperus.