Today the economics are not there to say we're going to take all the water in the Great Lakes and ship it to Phoenix and Vegas. But water's not getting cheaper. Twenty-five, 30, 40 years from now, the economics are going to be different. We've got to have a system in place to deal with that.

It has the support of the builders, the Realtors, the Wisconsin Association of Lakes, the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation, the DNR, the governor's office.