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Brian Mann explores the fastest-growing region of the U.S.
Brian Mann explores the fastest-growing region of the U.S.

North Country water eyed by thirsty U.S.

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Here in the North Country, we rarely think of drinking water as a commodity, as a resource as precious as oil or timber. But the growing demand for fresh water in other parts of the U.S. -- especially in the desert Southwest -- is changing the value of water in places where supplies have always been plentiful. In this special report, Brian Mann looks at how this region's drinking water could wind up in faraway cities like Phoenix and Las Vegas.

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Where water is increasingly precious.

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