Bone dry.

Howard Center for Investigative Journalism uncovers the impacts of extracting lithium on freshwater supplies in Nevada, home to 40 of the 72 proposed lithium mines in the country.

Should mining take place at the expense of leaving communities "bone dry?" This is a question that all governments must address as they boost mining in water-scarce regions of the world.

Amena H. Saiyid

Washington D.C. Correspondent