Not if this means transferring to private parties. Water is a vital resource for the use of all people and wildlife and cannot be put in to the hands of profiteers. We need strong forward looking policies to strengthen this vital resource. We must expand our protections of fresh water sheds, promote sustainable development and use of clean freshwater. We need to invest in projects that use dumped solar energy to desalination of sea water to restore aquifers that have been depleted by generations of overuse. The decreased snow melt and pending climate change show us we must invest in projects that restore and reclaim as much freshwater as we can for drinking water and crop irrigation.