As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to rule between Georgia and Florida in the years-long water wars, a peek into a future when “pretty solutions” to water shortages no longer suffice. That future has been unfolding in Cape Town.
Florida fights a lot over water. Florida is fighting Georgia in the U.S. Supreme Court for more water from the Chattahoochee River basin. Last week, some Florida residents lost their battle to prevent more water from being pumped from a basin north of Tampa that’s home to more than 700 West Indian manatees.