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The Colorado is a very large 630 000 km2 basin that covers nearly 5 American states starting from the
snowfields of the Rockies in Wyoming feeding the major river of the basin ­the Colorado with almost
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Nevada such as Las Vegas)
{F}As mentioned, urban growth will have various effects on Water flow.
Reduce rate of River Discharge, since 1980 no consistent volume of water has reached the Gulf of
Increase rates of evapotranspiration as water is transferred via surfaceflow via canals.
Increases rates of groundwater flow via pipelines, (especially replenshiment due to leakages) and
areas of Nevada rock experience groundwater replenishment due to lawn irrigation, increasing rates
of outputs through transpiration by increased vegetation present.
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