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Water agency tries courting private investors

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation faces rising costs in operating dams, bridges, reservoirs and canals in the West, and is testing the waters for attracting private investors in some of its projects.

The upper reaches of Dead Man's Canyon of the Pecos River with lower-than average water levels in the Pecos River just west of Comstock, Texas on October 12, 2012.

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation faces rising costs in operating dams, bridges, reservoirs and canals in the West, and is testing the waters for attracting private investors in some of its projects. (Circle of Blue)

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