Oil seems to be the precious commodity now, but I wonder where water will be on the world's priority list in years to come. Some think it will be the next great cause of conflicts. Georgia wants to redraw its border with Tennessee in hopes of tapping into the Tennessee River to alleviate its drought crisis, which is sure to ruffle feathers. In less than a month, this region in Spain will start having water shipped in. If there isn't any gas you can bike to work, walk, or even ride a horse, but if there is no water? Not good. How many of you have lakes or rivers near in your area that look like this?
The sun shines in the Llosa del cavall reservoir in Sant Llorencs de Morunys, north of Solsona, April 5, 2008. Spain's northeast Catalonia region will need to import water by ship and train from May to ensure domestic supplies if the current drought persists, the regional government said in a report.