Irrigation in the spotlight following FourCorners investigation

Updated July 26 2017 - 8:34pm, first published 12:47pm
How much water does cotton need to grow?
How much water does cotton need to grow?

The cotton industry has become a hot topic following a Four Corners report which raised concerns about the possibility of illegal pumping of water set aside for environmental purposes. But what is the cotton industry’s relationship to water, and why is it so important?

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