Golf is a popular pass time with American retirees. And there are many of them in Phoenix, AZ where they flock to for the wonderful winter climate. So there are many golf courses as well. We counted a 150 in the Phoenix area. And most of them are watered with Colorado River water and surrounded […]
The American – Mexican border is one of the best protected frontiers in the world. In recent years America has built a steel fence thousands of kilometers long through the desert to keep Latin Americans out. Only water passes the fence unharmed. But the quantity gets less and less each year.
A ‘monsoon’ storm hovers over the desert town Parker on the shore of the lower Colorado.
Agriculture is the main industry in the Mexicali valley that straddles the vast Colorado River delta. The 1.5 million acre-feet of water that the USA delivers across the border into Mexico are used to water these fields and to supply the major cities Tijuana and Mexicali. Most of it is used to irrigate the vast agricultural area that covers the northern part of the delta.
The Colorado from beginning till end.