03/18/2013 05:46 pm ET Updated May 18, 2013

WATER WARS: Los Angeles Times Op-Ed vs. Arizona Republic Editorial - Redlands-Loma Linda, CA Patch

In case you missed it, there was a recent dust-up between opinionators at the Los Angeles Times and the Arizona Republic over which city has the worst reputation for importing water and which has the poorest outlook in terms of drought and climate change.

It started Thursday March 14 with the LAT op-ed piece "Phoenix's Too Hot Future" by William deBuys, author of "A Great Aridness: Climate Change and the Future of the American Southwest."