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My Turn: If not now, when do we develop our 'water ethic?'

In her book, "Blue Revolution - Unmaking America's Water Crisis" (Beacon Press, 2011), award-winning journalist and environmental author Cynthia Barnett describes in detail the unsustainable way we are using our most precious natural resource and then declares that a new national water ethic is called for if we are to avoid a future catastrophe: "America needs nothing less than a revolution in how we use water.


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