Water Wars: Drought and population boom strains water supplies

Outlet: Texas Farm Bureau

November 20, 2009

Most Texans find it easy to come by. Many take it for granted. They get it in a variety of ways. Turn a faucet. Grab a bottle. Order it straight up on the rocks with a lemon twist. Water. It’s the lifeblood of a thriving state. “It’s critical,” says Pierce Ranch General Manager Laurance Armour. Water may seem like a simple substance. But its value will rise like gold as hands reach from every direction to ensure “their source” remains safe and abundant.