“Water crisis in California, Texas threatens US food security”
Ramtha: water ‘will become more valuable than gold’

– “Western water scarcity issues becoming more severe”
“The nation’s food supply may be vulnerable to rapid groundwater depletion from irrigated agriculture, according to a new study by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and elsewhere.

The study, which appears in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, paints the highest resolution picture yet of how groundwater depletion varies across space and time in California’s Central Valley and the High Plains of the central U.S. Researchers hope this information will enable more sustainable use of water in these areas, although they think irrigated agriculture may be unsustainable in some parts,” quoting
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– UPDATE: June 22, 2012
“680,000 wells hold waste across US — with unknown risks”
“Over the past several decades, U.S. industries have injected more than 30 trillion gallons of toxic liquid deep into the earth, using broad expanses of the nation’s geology as an invisible dumping ground.

No company would be allowed to pour such dangerous chemicals into the rivers or onto the soil. But until recently, scientists and environmental officials have assumed that deep layers of rock beneath the earth would safely entomb the waste for millenia.

There are growing signs they were mistaken.,” quoting Abrahm Lustgarten of ProPublica.
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– UPDATE: July 24, 2012
“Water is the new gold, a big commodity bet”
” Climate and weather patterns are changing natural water patterns. And industrial pollution is making water a scarce commodity. So the good news is that huge “opportunities exist for businesses that can figure out how to keep the pipes flowing.”

Yes, it’s a hot market,” quoting Paul B. Farrell of MarketWatch.
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– UPDATE: August 10, 2012
– “World over-using underground water reserves for agriculture”
“The world is depleting underground water reserves faster than they can be replenished due to over-exploitation, according to scientists in Canada and the Netherlands,” quoting Reuters’ Chris Wickham, August 10, 2012.
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– UPDATE: July 18, 2012
– “Interactive: Mapping The U.S. Drought”
By Matt Stiles, Chris Amico and Danny DeBelius on NPR.
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– UPDATE: January 3, 2013
“Going, going, gone. Landsat reveals our shrinking world”
“Landsat images: the Aral Sea, once the fourth largest lake in the world, continues to shrink and is now 10 percent of its original size. The UN recently called the drying up of the Aral Sea one of the planet’s most shocking disasters,” quoting Simon Crerar, News Limited Network.
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– UPDATE: January 11, 2013
“Rossen Reports: Family discovers their tap water is flammable”
“Highly flammable methane gas that can seep into well water is creating fireballs in home drinking water. NBC’s Jeff Rossen investigates, visiting one family in Ohio whose tap water methane levels are more than twice the acceptable level,” by Jeff Rossen, Robert Powell and Josh Davis, TODAY on NBC.
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– UPDATE: January 15, 2013
“Threats to Your Water Supply Abound — The Devastating Impact of Fertilizers, Fracking, and Water-Hungry GMO’s”
“Polluted drinking water is a significant health threat that is sorely underreported and oft-ignored. A recent article in the Star Tribune highlights the very real struggle to access clean drinking water right here in the United States,” quoting Dr. Mercola.
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– UPDATE: August 21, 2013
“Report Finds “Probably Carcinogenic” Chemicals in All Municipal Water Samples Tested”
“The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has once again released a report that should grab your attention. After analyzing water samples from 201 municipal water systems from 43 states, EWG found chemicals considered “probable human carcinogens” in every single water system they tested,” quoting Dr. Mercola.
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– UPDATE: September 17, 2013
“Deadly brain amoeba in tap water may be tied to Katrina”
“According to the Centers for Disease Control, this is the first time the deadly parasite has ever been discovered in a treated water supply system [near New Orleans]. It could take weeks before the system is completely clear,” quoting this story by Maggie Fox, NBC News.
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– UPDATE: October 20, 2013
“Canada wants more from U.S. under Columbia River treaty”
By Gosia Wozniacka, The Associated Press.
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– UPDATE: January 11, 2014
“Chemical levels in West Virginia water drop, but still no end in sight to ban”
By Greg Botelho and Tom Watkins, CNN
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– UPDATE: January 17, 2014
“California governor declares drought emergency, asks for conservation”
“Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday declared a drought emergency in California, where rivers and reservoirs are dangerously low after one of the driest years on record, and asked the people to cut their water use by 20 percent,” quoting Erin McClam, NBC News.
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– UPDATE: January 24, 2014
“California Drought Photos Show What Happens When It Rains Just 4 Inches In 13 Months”
From the Huffington Post.
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– Ramtha: water will become more valuable than gold
1. “Water, water, water — it will become more valuable than gold. I asked you to put up three great commodities: land, gold, and water. I also asked you to put up food because at the time it remained untainted. Once upon a time, a great chicken stew preserved would be healthy in times ahead. Now it is poisonous, riddled with bacteria and supergerms.”
– Ramtha
Yelm, WA
From Ramtha Afternoon – October 9, 2010.

2. “Never curse the rain. There will be a day from whence you have come that you will open your mouth and beg for it, for water will become more valuable than gold.”
— Ramtha
Yelm, WA
Excerpt from: Ramtha – February 20, 2007.

3. Ramtha’s Recommendations for Sovereignty – for everyone
Include water storage
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