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In the last few years, the concept of peak oil has gained some traction. But peak water? That most precious of all resources is in big trouble. We are running out of clean, drinkable water.

Aquifers are being depleted at a rate that greatly exceeds their replenishment. Global warming is causing evaporation of surface water. Glaciers are melting. Droughts are spreading. Scientists now talk about the planet having hot stains. They have identified large areas of the earth as being water stressed.

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