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Sharing Colorado River Water: History, Public Policy and the Colorado River Compact DLESE Reviewed Collection
This page presents a narrative history of the Colorado River Compact, which has provided the management framework for this natural resource since 1922.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Photograph
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Hydrology
  • Policy issues
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2003, The Arizona Board of Regents, for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, The University of Arizona.
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-281
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 9-12:
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Natural resources
      • G - History and nature of science:
        • Historical perspectives
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Mr Joe Gelt
College of Agricultur and Life Sciences, University of Arizona