Expanded Partnership Between Metropolitan, Quechan Tribe Will Conserve Colorado River Water, Help Protect Lake Mead

LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A new seasonal land fallowing program between Metropolitan Water District and the Quechan Tribe of the Fort Yuma Indian Reservation will conserve Colorado River water, making it available to Southern California cities so they can leave more water in Lake Mead, while supporting the Tribe’s agricultural economy. During a signing ceremony Wednesday, Metropolitan Water District and the Quechan Tribe formalized an agreement for a two-year seasonal fallowing pilot that wil

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