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Aug. 17, 2023: Cutting back on water cutbacks; Credit score inequities

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Parker Dam on the Colorado River, straddling the border between California and Arizona, was completed in 1938 by the Bureau of Reclamation. Water in the reservoir behind it, Lake Havasu, is used to provide drinking water and irrigation to Southern California, and the Central Arizona Project, and to generate hydroelectric power.

A wet winter and rainy spring mean more water in the Colorado River, so how will that impact the short and long-term plan for water usage? Then, credit scores are supposed to be determined objectively, but new research shows that’s not the case. Plus, answering a Colorado Wonders question about cellphones and driving. And two exhibits at MCA Denver explore cultural inclusivity.