Originally Posted by Ravenesque
And so it has become a business to sell water at exorbitant prices. It is not like buying an Aquafina here to quench a moment's thirst. It is buying your drinking water... and your cooking water and your bath water from those who want to capitalize on the situation.
It's also become a source of political struggle. There are countries that live downstream of water supplies that are finding their reserves dried up due to countries located further upstream damming those supplies for themselves. I think pretty soon we'll be finding that most of our wars will be fought over water rather than oil.