Water Needs and Wants
How much water do communities in the arid western United States need to survive? It depends on what the public decides to do with the water. Fundamental ethical considerations, policy debates, and planning concerns must be addressed to adequately answer this question. As a society how do we ensure that our wants for water do not imperil the human and ecosystem need for water?
Joanna Endter-Wada. 2013. "Water Needs and Wants" TEDxUSU 2013 (YouTube Video)