Photo detail

Arizona Department of Water Resources Director Thomas Buschatzke, right, told a Senate panel that it’s no longer enough to have a gentleman’s agreement on water between states. Photo/Emily Zentner,Cronkite News

Stories this photo appears in:

Tease photo

Arizona officials call for tightened limits on Lake Mead water use

Officials: potential drought problems require collaboration between Colorado River basin states

WASHINGTON - Arizona officials said May 17 it is time to end the gentleman's agreement currently governing states' use of water from Lake Mead and instead put tougher restrictions into law.