Water Wars
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Director Jim Burroughs ponders the prospect of a global war over water in this documentary focusing on the ways the national of Bangladesh has dealt with the duel threats of dwindling water supplies and rising sea levels. The deeper Bangladeshis drill for wells, the greater the risk of the locals suffering from arsenic poisoning. Now, thanks to global warming, the problem is spreading. In addition to exploring water-related problems in Bangladesh, Burroughs and company also travel to Holland in order to see how ultra-modern levees and canals are ensuring the nation will be better equipped to… More

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"Focusing predominantly on Bangladesh Jim Burroughs examines the water crises in countries facing floods and drought. This is a frightening film."
‑ Mark R. Leeper, rec.arts.movies.reviews
"Documenting one water-related disaster after another, director Jim Burroughs probes the world's escalating water crisis. The outlook is terrifying. This film is a wake up call to action."
‑ Jennifer Merin, About.com
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