On June 4 of this year, The Washington Post penned an article with the headline, Arizona and southwest states grapple with water shortages, drought. With the understanding that the American southwest is parched. What are experts in the field doing to combat this issue? And is it true that all states, such as Arizona, are affected by water shortages?
Sarah Porter, the head of the Kyl Center for Water Policy at Arizona State University, explains the ambitious $5 billion proposal by an Israeli company to transport ocean water from the Gulf of California to Arizona through a pipeline. Sarah examines the advantages and disadvantages of this plan, shedding light on the water issues in the Southwest and providing valuable perspectives on the matter.