Groundwater has been used for domestic and irrigation needs from time immemorial. Yet its nature and occurrence have always possessed a certain mystery because water below the land surface is invisible and relatively inaccessible. The influence of this mystery lingers in some tenets that govern groundwater law.
In the Western United States, water flows uphill to money.
We forget that the water cycle and the life cycle are one.
The solution to our water problems is more rain.
To understand water is to understand the cosmos, the marvels of nature, and life itself
Everyone understands that water is essential to life. But many are only just now beginning to grasp how essential it is to everything in life ñ food, energy, transportation, nature, leisure, identity, culture, social norms, and virtually all the products used on a daily basis.
All the waters run to the sea and yet the sea is not full, and from the place where they began, thither they return again.
Water, thou hast no taste, no color, no odor; canst not be defined, art relished while ever mysterious.  Not necessary to life, but rather life itself, thou fillest us with a gratification that exceeds the delight of the senses.
Water is the only substance on earth that is naturally present in three different forms - as a liquid, a solid (ice) and as a gas (water vapor)
Battles over water in the West are always about something more. At their most elemental, they are about survival.
There is too little public recognition of how much we all depend upon farmers as stewards of our soil, water and wildlife resources.
You could write the story of man's growth in terms of his epic concerns with water.
And all the air is filled with pleasant noise of waters
And gentle winds and waters near, make music to the lonely ear.
We think of our land and water and human resources not as static and sterile possessions but as life giving assets to be directed by wise provisions for future days.
There has been a lot said about the sacredness of our land which is our body; and the values of our culture which is our soul; but water is the blood of our tribes, and if its life-giving flow is stopped, or it is polluted, all else will die and the many thousands of years of our communal existence will come to an end.
Anyone who can solve the problems of water will be worthy of two Nobel prizes - one for peace and one for science.
A man from the west will fight over three things: water, women and gold, and usually in that order.
Water is King, and he is Knight who uses it successfully to make two blades grow where nature produced none.
I have left almost to the last the magic of water, an element which owing to its changefulness of form and mood and colour and to the vast range of its effects is ever the principal source of landscape beauty, and has like music a mysterious influence over the mind.
I have little need to remind you that water has become one of our major national concerns.
Water is life's matter and matrix, mother and medium. There is no life without water
In an age when man has forgotten his origins and is blind even to his most essential needs for survival, water along with other resources has become the victim of his indifference.
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