REGION: Warming climate may dry up water supplies

Outlet: North County Times

December 8, 2010

The San Diego region is likely to see its water supply from the Colorado River reduced 10 to 25 percent in coming decades, as climate change reduces rainfall to the region and higher temperatures cause more evaporation upstream, David Pierce, a climate researcher with the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, said Wednesday at the San Diego Coastkeeper’s forum on the region’s water supply…

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