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Water recommendations for the new administration

By Peter Gleick, January 12, 2021

Image courtesy of Olya Adamovich/Pixabay.


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bob slentz
bob slentz
3 years ago

as an American, we need to change our priorities, from lush green lawns to one of more aligned to xeriscape for region. city I live in 1/2 to 3/4 of water pumped from aquifer, during summer months, goes toward irrigation of lawns with grasses ill-suited to region. runoff from over irrigation goes down storm sewer to local creeks then to river, it carries with it contaminates from chemicals used in keep those lawns green. cities need to consider reuse water reused as drinking, so-call toilet to tap. there are hurdles to be overcome before it can be viable as a… Read more »