Saturday, February 21, 2009

Water Wars

Living in the West, we picture water conflicts as a cowboy, rancher, or farmer diligently patrolling his ditch or canal to ensure he or she does not loose the water that is vital not only to economic survival but survival of of a era and lifestyle and survival of life itself.
Water is without a doubt the most precious of all natural resources, and has been not only in the few hundreds of year in the West, but for thousands of years throughout the world.
We are fortunate that water is one of the few renewable natural resources, but is also the most misused and abused vital resource.
Current and historic problem areas remain, China, The Middle East, and our own Las Vegas.
Below is a link to many articles dealing with this issue:

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