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Ten Threats to the Great Lakes Water withdrawals
All | 1) Invasive Species | 2) Nonpoint source pollution | 3) Shoreline development/Wetlands | 4) Cargo ship channels | 5) Point source pollution | 6) Disappearing native species | 7) Pollution hot spots | 8) Air pollution deposition | 9) Polluted beaches | 10) Water withdrawals

SOUTHWEST AFTER GREAT LAKES WATER?

One of the Ten Threats to the Great Lakes that experts identified was water withdrawals. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Mark Brush reports on one of the myths of water withdrawals.


DEMAND FOR DRINKING WATER INCREASING

In our next report in the Ten Threats to the Great Lakes series, we look at how water diversion is an increasing threat to the Great Lakes, and where exactly the demands for water are coming from. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Christina Shockley has that story.


BOTTLED WATER DIVERSION DEBATE

We're continuing our series, Ten Threats to the Great Lakes. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Lester Graham looks into how there are many ways that water is used and shipped out of the Great Lakes basin, but few are more controversial than bottled water.


FARMERS WASTING WATER?

In our next report in the series, Ten Threats to the Great Lakes, we look at farmers and their use of water. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Erin Toner reports on how farmers want to be recognized as efficient water users, but it's unclear whether or not that is true.



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