Could water markets help solve the American West’s water crisis?

Vox: It's no secret that the American West is facing a severe water crisis. The region -- home to over 60 million people and a huge chunk of US agriculture -- is in its 15th year of drought. Texas has suffered more than $25 billion in damages so far. Las Vegas is worried about plummeting water levels in Lake Mead. California has received so little rain that farmers are pillaging the state's hard-to-replenish groundwater aquifers at a shocking rate: Maps of dry season (September–November) total water......

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