A recent article by the Asbury Park Press paints a bleak picture about the future of New Jersey's drinking water supplies. The article, "New Jersey drinking water running out: Supplies won't meet projected needs by 2020," covered the annual public hearing of the NJ Clean Water Council, and many of the participants presented "sobering news" about the state's drinking water situation. Speakers addressed problems ranging from aging water infrastructure to strains from population growth to issues arising from climate change.
The full article can be found at http://www.app.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20071024/NEWS03/710240337/1007. Is the future of drinking water in New Jersey being adequately addressed? Is the seriousness of the problem being over- or under-stated?