Our Drinkable Water Supply Is Vanishing


By Tara Lohan, AlterNet
Posted on October 11, 2007

Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, the Hungarian biochemist and Nobel Prize winner for medicine once said, "Water is life's matter and matrix, mother and medium. There is no life without water."

We depend on water for survival. It circulates through our bodies and the land, replenishing nutrients and carrying away waste. It is passed down like stories over generations -- from ice-capped mountains to rivers to oceans.

N Y Times: In Praise of Tap Water


Here;'s a great story worth reading in full:

It's an editorial page piece from August 1, 2007, opening paragraph says it straight: