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Illegal: Collecting Rainwater

It seems like water control is coming much faster than we ever could have imagined.

“State officials say that water rights belong to ‘people that live downstream’, but they will keep their distance for now”.

Here’s an interesting little video that captures news of violations in Utah:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oj1-yS6tcOs

So, it’s here.  The right to collect rainwater has been turned into a permit requirement and legal issue.  Give it a few months of drought and this will get nasty.

Canada:  lock up your H2O because they’re a-comin!