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Feds see shortage in 2018 Lake Mead water to Arizona, Nevada 

Author: Ken Ritter - August 16, 2016 - Updated: August 17, 2016

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Amid punishing drought, federal water managers projected Tuesday that — by a very narrow margin— the crucial Lake Mead reservoir on the Colorado River won't have enough water to make full deliveries to Nevada and Arizona in 2018.

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Ken Ritter

Ken Ritter

Ken Ritter is a reporter for The Associated Press based in Las Vegas, Nevada. He covers legal affairs, general assignment and breaking news. kritter@ap.org