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TEN THREATS: SOUTHWEST AFTER GREAT LAKES WATER?

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This billboard was displayed along several major highways in Michigan. The sponsors were hoping to raise awareness about water diversion, but do these arid states really pose a threat to the Great Lakes? (Photo courtesy of Central Michigan Life )

We're continuing our series on the Great Lakes. One of the Ten Threats to the Great Lakes that experts identified was water withdrawals. Our guide in this series, Lester Graham, says the next report looks at one of the myths of water withdrawals:

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Producer: Mark Brush
Release Date: December 19, 2005
Running Time: 4:22

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