Tennessee River can flow uphill

January 2, 2008

“Harold Crye calls water ‘the gold of the future. In Las Vegas, Phoenix, and maybe Atlanta, it’s going to be a big issue,’ said the president of Crye-Leike Realtors. ‘Chattanooga is in a pretty good position.'”

Water is going to be an issue in Las Vegas and Phoenix? One hopes this poor soul was misquoted. If not, Captain Obvious rides again.

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The above couple of sentences from the remarkably perceptive real estate magnate of Crye-Leike begin an article in the Chattanooga Times Free Press on the water crisis facing Atlanta, which has been eyeing the abundant flow of the Tennessee River for some time. Think Chinatown with a southern accent.

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