With The Drought Contingency Plan Through Congress, Some Argue Attention Should Turn To Water Conservation Efforts

Published: Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 12:41pm
Updated: Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 2:30pm
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Congress has given its OK to the Drought Contingency Plan (DCP), which has already been signed on to by seven western states — including Arizona. It now goes to President Donald Trump for his approval.

The plan aims to help deal with a water shortage if one is declared, but the DCP does not really take on the issue of water conservation. That was, in fact, a point of contention for some in the Legislature earlier this year.

To talk more about this, The Show reached out to John Shepard, senior director of programs with the Sonoran Institute.

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