Is Restricting Water Usage the Answer to Drought?

Last week California Governor Gavin Newsom signed an Executive Order asking Californians to reduce water usage by 15% as the state copes with persistent drought. Water restrictions are the standard response to drought conditions.  After all, if you don’t have enough water you have to cut back, right?  This approach is commonplace in nearly every…

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Water Stress: A Worsening Global Problem

Billions of global citizens lack access to one of the essential elements of life: clean water. Recently the problem has worsened with the effects of global pollution and population growth. The degree of the problem varies from wide-reaching damage (e.g.public health) to the stunting of economic growth and global trade limitations. It drives human migration…

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Scientists Describe Megadrought in Southwest U.S.

Megadrought

About the “megadrought” From the Arizona Republic newspaper June 7, 2021: “By mid-June, Lake Mead is set to decline to its lowest levels on record. Hoover Dam will soon hold the smallest amount of water since it was filled in the 1930s triggering the largest water cuts to date next year for Arizona, Nevada and…

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Deep Seated Water Illustration Explained

Water Illustration

Global water management strategies are missing a key component in their planning and water conservation models, resulting in overdrawn surface water supply sources such as endangered rivers and depleting shallow ground water resources. A century of innovation and scientific discovery indicates there may well be a set of pathways that can lead to natural, sustainable…

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Solving the Global Water Crisis

Global Water Crisis

By 2025, 1.8 billion people will experience absolute water scarcity and two-thirds of the world will be living under water-stressed conditions, according to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification. Four billion people depend on shallow groundwater for drinking and food production, with more of that water becoming contaminated every day from pesticides, chemicals and other…

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