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Charlotte Talks

Water Wars

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Water Wars Water is our most precious resource. That fact has been known for many years but the water wars are heating up in North Carolina and new arguments are emerging for how to conserve, allocate and price water delivery. A growing number of voices say that the market should influence allocation and conservation; the more water costs, the more people and companies will conserve. Traditional conservationists are troubled by this idea. We'll explore our water infrastructure, allocation and conservation policies and how the water market works. Guests Michael Sanera - Director of Research and Local government studies, John Locke Foundation Maeneen Kline - Director, Liquid Assets Charlotte Mecklenburg Utilities Bill Holman - State Policy Director, Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions Add and read comments