Transcript for A New Horizon, segment 02 of 13


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The Bureau develops, operates, and maintains water projects throughout the seventeen western states. Because this area is so vast, the Bureau is divided into five regions based primarily on river basins. The largest of these regions is the Great Plains Region.

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The Great Plains Region is huge. It covers a nine state area, including the eastern two-thirds of Montana, all of North Dakota, South Dakota, and Nebraska, the eastern three-fourths of Wyoming, the eastern half of Colorado, all of Kansas, and Oklahoma, and all of Texas east of the Pecos River.