Severe Drought Has U.S. West Fearing Worst

Pay attention to what’s happening in California – “17 rural communities providing water to 40,000 people are in danger of running out within 60 to 120 days. ‘I have experienced a really long career in this area, and my worry meter has never been this high,’ said Tim Quinn, executive director of theAssociation of California Water Agencies.” Read more from the NY Times here.

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Who Controls Texas’ 2 Billion Water Fund?

  • February 3, 2014
  • News

“The chairmanship is a posting that could easily tumble into cynicism, to the knowing feeling that despite legislative assurances that portions of the water money will be used for the sort of conservation project that Delia, the 9-year-old girl, favors, most of it will benefit the engineering, real estate and lobbying firms that have the most to gain from massive water projects.” Read the full story in the Austin American Statesman.

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