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While the Midwest has too much water (poor Cedar Rapids), other places have too little, and the shortages don’t necessarily result from climate change. Gov. Arnold recently declared a drought emergency in California. We’ve written before about how Las Vegas and other fast growing desert areas are tapping limited resources. Relatively fertile Atlanta and much of the Southeast remain on water restrictions as reservoir levels start sinking again, impacting a vast watershed serving farmers and commercial fishermen to the Gulf. A friend in Atlanta collects rain (when it rains and that has not been nearly enough lately) off her roof to wash the car and water the garden. Well, residents in Mediterranean countries like Greece have been doing that for centuries. And we may need to catch up.

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