Letters: Oct. 8, 1965

Water Whipping Sir: Your perfectly TIMEd water cover [Oct. 1] should lead to grass-roots recognition of our nation's staggering water problem. A thorough whipping is needed, and whip us you did. Your editor punched hard—the message came through raw and unembellished—but even more starkly effective was Robert Vickrey's cover.

MAC UMSTATTD General Counsel Lower Colorado River Authority Austin, Tex.

Sir: You showed in graphic form the preponderance of ground water resources but did not pursue this in your text. Reuse, desalinization, pollution control, dams and pipelines are all important. But none is so...

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