What’s Your Water Footprint?

Your Water Footprint is Probably Bigger than You Think:  Virtual Water It’s just barely July and already many of Montana’s communities have implemented water restrictions. The Montana Governor has declared a Statewide Drought Emergency and farmers and ranchers are facing water shortages that are resulting in lower yields of hay and may force them to …

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Water: a commodity or a human right?

“When the well is dry, we learn the worth of water.” — Benjamin Franklin Twenty years ago, I was a newly minted U.S. Peace Corps volunteer embarking on what is still one of the most rewarding adventures of my life. Within days of arriving in Malawi—a small landlocked country in southern Africa, I was standing …

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