The San Saba River in Texas is the third most endangered river in the US. Parts of it are completely dry. Battles on how to manage the water are contentious and unending, without any real resolution.
“The problem in a lot of these situations is that it’s not one person that’s causing a problem. It’s a collective problem,” Thomas-Blate said. “Unless everyone that’s part of the problem starts to take their little piece of responsibility for it, it becomes difficult to really deal with it.”