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Arizona’s Water Wars

The Georgia-Florida water wars have saturated the news here in the Southeast in recent weeks as folks waited for the US Supreme Court to decide on how water from the ACF basin would be distributed between Georgia and Florida (they sent it back to the special master, so no decision yet). But there are many other places that are having fights about water as well, including this long story from the New York Times about the fight between farmers and landowners in Arizona in recent years. You can read it at

Old hand water pump, Alapaha GA. Source: Jud McCranie, Commons Wikimedia