"I've seen firsthand what is happening," said Kramer. "My uncle's cabin was destroyed and we've enjoyed it our whole lives. We are not cold and uncaring, but have just felt all along there are better ways to address the issue. Pushing landowners into a corner doesn't solve any issues."
Kramer says his calculations reveal it would take 13 years for the proposed pipeline to move 20,000 acre feet of water, the amount of water to be pumped according to a preliminary engineering estimate.