I've heard lots of reports that certain companies are siphoning off water from major water sources and taking it in huge tanker type things to other places. I hear reports regularly of Asian and African countries that have severe water shortages. I hear reports often now that US states are having water shortages.
Today I read a blog that was very impressive on his sources for his water story. Water is one of the big things I worry about having in the future. So here is a report I'd love for you to go and read: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com/archives/20-signs-that-dust-bowl-conditions-will-soon-return-to-the-heartland-of-america