Water Expert Calls For Market-Based Solution to Supply Shortages

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Is California's water too cheap? The drought is prompting many questions about the way water is allocated and priced. As part of our Drought Watch series, we'll look at proposals to reform the system with University of Arizona water expert Robert Glennon, who has advocated for free-market approaches to water-supply challenges.


Robert Glennon, professor of law and public policy at Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona and co-author of the 2014 report "Shopping for Water: How the Market Can Mitigate Water Shortages in the American West"