US officials declare first-ever water shortage for Colorado River

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In a first, the US government has declared a water shortage in the Colorado River and Lake Mead, one of the river's main reservoirs.
Officials will impose water cuts on millions of people who live in the southwest.
The federal government has blamed climate change for the historic drought.

Al Jazeera’s Rob Reynolds reports from the Hoover Dam on the Arizona-Nevada border, in the US.

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