March 3rd, 2008

doom

Water woes

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/23437167/

The West's booming population and growing fears about climate change have governments once again studying construction of dams to capture more winter rain and spring snowmelt.

“The West and the Northwest are increasing in population growth like never before,” said John Redding, regional spokesman for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation in Boise. “How do you quench the thirst of the hungry masses?”