TEN THREATS: FARMERS WASTING WATER?
In the Great Lakes region, farmers are one of the biggest users of water. They pump water from underground aquifers or from lakes and streams to irrigate their crops or water livestock. Agriculture has been criticized for its large withdrawals of water. Farmers say they want to be recognized in a Great Lakes water use agreement as efficient water users, but as Erin Toner reports… it's unclear whether that's true:
Producer: Erin Toner
Release Date: December 12, 2005
Running Time: 4:26