A World Without Water (April 6, 2005)
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A World Without Water



In "Dune," the science fiction classic, intergalactic conspiracies, wars and murder were all a result of a lack of water. In this age of international economic growth and prosperity, access to water is an increasingly serious problem both in developing nations and here in the United States as well. Groundwater reserves are drying up. Once considered a public resource, water rights battles are pitting multinational corporations against local communities while sales of bottled water-a frivolous luxury just a decade ago-are growing at an astounding twenty percent per year.

In the wake of last month's World Water Day, join host Jerry Kay, publisher of the Environmental News Network as we examine the changes facing our water supply.

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