posted on Mar, 23 2006 @ 03:53 PM
Found this in the news this morning. Tried to find a recent thread I saw concerning water being a tradable commodity in the future....
Some things, start out sooner than we think:
"The Government is poised to create a market in tradable water rights to help regulate the growing demand for water from rivers and aquifers already
Environment Minister David Benson-Pope and Agriculture and Forestry Minister Jim Anderton have prepared a Cabinet paper, which is expected to rule out
privatisation but allow limited trading of water rights and establish an economic "price" for water. "
Full story here: