April 24, 2012
San Diego Takes Water Fight Public: Fees and Anger Rise in California Water War
by Adam Nagourney and Felicity Barringer at The New York times
There are accusations of conspiracies, illegal secret meetings and double-dealing. Embarrassing documents and e-mails have been posted on an official Web site emblazoned with the words "Fact vs. Fiction." Animosities have grown so deep that the players have resorted to exchanging lengthy, caustic letters, packed with charges of lying and distortion.
And it is all about water.
Water is a perennial source of conflict and anxiety throughout the arid West, but it has a particular resonance here in the deserts of Southern California.
Read the article at The New York Times.