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Experts: NC needs better water use planning

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CHARLOTTE -- Two experts say North Carolina needs to do a better job of planning water use. Duke University's Bill Holman and the University of North Carolina's Richard Whisnant are advising a legislative study how the state uses and shares its water. The Charlotte Observer says issues the men have raised are expected to be discussed by lawmakers next year. Whisnant specializes in environmental law and policy and says North Carolina is pretty inefficient in water usage. He and Holman says North Carolina has no clear goals for reducing water demand or making better use of its water. They say there is no indication how much water the state could save by being more efficient or what the problems would be in improving water use. There also is no state plan for developing new water supplies. Information from: The Charlotte Observer, http://www.charlotte.com (Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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