Top water stories - Elizabeth, Brent and John share the top water stories of 2016. From water quality issues to water quantity and water rights challenges, BWTL looks to tell the story of water. In no particular order, these are the top water stories of 2016:
Florida and Georgia argue in court over water rights.
Senator Rubio mentioned this fight in a Senate debate while jokingly channeling Donald Trump: "We're going to make Georgia give us the water, and Georgia's going to pay for it."
The presidential election and its potential impacts on water policy.
Rural America came out in support of President-elect Trump and with a pending farm bill and other issues affecting rural areas of the country in play, the Trump Administration will have opportunities to support rural Americans.
Water quality issues, including the water crisis in Flint, Mich., where people were exposed to lead in their drinking water.
This situation has been mentioned often on BWTL and NPR shared a complete timeline of the crisis.
Western drought and the stories describing responses to drought. For example: