Monday, November 1, 2010

The Ripple Effect: Water Risk in the Municipal Debt Market

This report from CERES dated October 2010 finds that water availability is being tested like never before. More extreme droughts, surging water demand, pollution, and climate change are growing risks that threaten water supplies in many parts of the United States. In some regions, water scarcity is already crimping economic production and sparking interstate legal battles. The stresses are especially severe in regions experiencing rapid population and economic growth, including the West, Southwest and Southeast.

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