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Fine by the Water

When will the Great Lakes region be able to count on the richness of its fresh water supply for the betterment of the economy? Soon, says a WBEZ feature, if reckless consumption of water in the nation's parched regions persists. The problem, opines the article, is a collective failure to think of water as a commodity. That could well change, and what is now only a slowed-down Great Lakes regional population drain could flip into a full-fledged boom. [WBEZ]