A broad-ranging review and assessment of the world water situation reveals four key and underlying themes which seem to appear repeatedly – and which are likely to influence and drive many of the more specific trends and developments that we’re likely to see in the water industry in the future. Read More
In the classic film Casablanca
(1942), Rick, played by Humphrey Bogart, and the French Captain Renault, played by Claude Rains, have the following exchange related to water.
Captain Renault: “What in heaven’s name brought you to Casablanca?”
Rick: “My health. I came to Casablanca for the waters.”
Captain Renault: “The waters? What waters? We’re in the desert.”
Rick: “I was misinformed.”
What in heaven’s name brought so many Americans to the arid west, and even parts of the south and southeast, in numbers which stretch the available water resources to the point that rivers are sucked dry before running to the sea? Were they misinformed? Read More