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Weather / Drought #1032518

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 04, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Drought map shown.

(Dallas: Anna Werner) The water war in Texas sparked by the low level of Lake Travis featured; scenes shown of the lake, which supplies water to farmers and drinking water for cities including Austin and supports recreation. [Rice farmer Ron GERTSEN‡- says there is not enough water to go around.] [Marina owner Janet CAYLOR††- says farmers want things to remain the way they always were.] [Lower Colorado River Authority Becky MOTAL††- says as urban areas grow the water has to come from somewhere.]

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
Werner, Anna
Duration:
00:02:50

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