A Tale of Two Rivers: Pathways for Improving Water Management in the Jordan and Colorado River Basins

Nov. 14, 2014
Sharon B. Megdal, Director of the Water Resources Research Center (WRRC), recently co-authored an article on the Colorado River and the Jordan River with Assaf Chen (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel), Adam Abramson (Ben-Gurion University) and Nir Becker (Tel-Hai College, Israel), which was published Nov. 12 in the Journal of Arid Environments. 
“A Tale of Two Rivers: Pathways for improving water management in the Jordan and Colorado River Basins” explores common factors with respect to available policy and management options in the Jordan River in the Middle East and the Colorado River in the western United States. Analysis of these factors provides insights into the similarities and divergences of the basins’ respective future pathways.  
This journal article is available, free of charge, through Jan. 1, 2015. Click here to read/download full article.