Chris Woodka: Washing away the elephant in the room


The Pueblo Chieftain’s excellent reporter, Chris Woodka, tackles the topic of population growth in this column. Click through and read the whole column. Here’s an excerpt:

Sometimes, a newcomer to the discussions the state is having about water will meekly raise a hand or boldly stand and say something stupid like: “You know, there is only so much water available here in Colorado. Why don’t we talk about limiting growth?”

And the water intelligentsia just roll their eyes and hold their noses as if the interloper had made the mistake of publicly using one of the low-flow toilets on display in the exhibition room across the hall.

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