Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 1:04 pm (Updated: November 22, 11:25 pm)
By Elliot Spagat
The Associated Press
CORONADO, Calif. — The United States and Mexico on Tuesday signed a pact for new rules on sharing water from the Colorado River, capping a five-year effort on how to spread the pain of drought and reap the benefits of wet years.
The far-reaching agreement gives Mexico badly needed water storage capacity in Lake Mead, which stretches across Nevada and Arizona.
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