World water crises

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    Look for wars in the ME being fought over water...

    Mideast Water Shortages Threaten Millions
    December 09, 2011 - At Cairo's posh Gazeera Club, workers leave the showers running as they sit nearby drinking tea and chatting. Large quantities of water pour down the drain as water pipes around the city and its suburbs run dry.
     
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    Granny says, "Dat's right - first we gonna run outta water, den ever'body gonna get thirsty, an' den we all gonna die...
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    U.S. security at risk over water
    March 22nd, 2012 - Water shortages, polluted water and floods will increase the risk of instability in nations important to U.S. national security interests, according to a new U.S. intelligence community assessment released Thursday.
     
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    Water gonna be the next thing to fight over...
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    US Warns of Global Water Insecurity
    March 22, 2012 - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Thursday access to water is critical for the health and growth of society, while a new U.S. intelligence report warns of the risks of instability resulting from water challenges over the next decade.
     
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    YES ! A war on water !!!
     
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    They need to figure out a way to turn the seas into drinking water and leave the Great Lakes alone. Water is more important than oil or any other thing for that matter.

    It would also be nice to get that floating garbage under control as well.

    https://www.google.com/search?q=flo....,cf.osb&fp=fcfbb80da1e0bc28&biw=1024&bih=601
     
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    cool...........maybe they'll knock each other off.:D
     
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    Cool.... how about we trade water for oil. :thup:
     
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    If FRACKING turns out to be a problem, then the WATER WARS may not be limited to the MidEast.
     
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    Water wars could result from lack of water...
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    Report: Water shortages increasingly will offer new weapons for states, terror groups
    23 Mar.`12 —  Drought, floods and a lack of fresh water may cause significant global instability and conflict in the coming decades, U.S. intelligence agencies said in a report released Thursday that coincided with World Water Day.
     

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