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Quote of the Week – Sandra Postel

“For many of us, water simply flows from a faucet, and we think little about it beyond this point of contact. We have lost a sense of respect for the wild river, for the complex workings of a wetland, for the intricate web of life that water supports. We have been quick to assume rights to use water but slow to recognize obligations to preserve and protect it… In short, we need a water ethic, a guide to right conduct in the face of complex decisions about natural systems we do not and cannot fully understand.”  -Sandra Postel, Last Oasis: Facing Water Scarcity

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