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Water in the West, Part Four: City vs. Rural Water

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Water in the West, Part Four: City vs. Rural Water

Water in the West, Part Four: City vs. Rural Water

Water in the West, Part Four: City vs. Rural Water

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NPR's Scott Horsley reports that despite the West's growing urbanization, agriculture still uses up to 90 percent of the region's water. In some places, farmers are finding that selling water to cities is a lot more profitable than using it for crops.

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