Conflicts and disputes over water are cropping up nationwide.
Managing the nation’s vital yet increasingly fragile supply of high-quality water might be easier with more collaboration across jurisdictions, according to Jonathan R. Pawlow, counsel for the water resources and environment subcommittee of the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
Pawlow was the Distinguished Lecturer for the eighth Ellison Chair in International Floriculture Distinguished Lecture Series at Texas A&M University.
"We need to eliminate the current adversarial approach to dealing with our nation's water quantity and quality issues," he says. "We need to establish a more holistic, integrated, sustainable planning and management approach."
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