Which Of Your Favorite Foods Are Hiding A Massive Water Footprint?
Extensive drought has Californians thinking twice about running the tap while brushing their teeth or taking that 20-minute shower. But what some people don't realize is that a huge portion of our water footprint is "hidden," meaning it's u...
The amount of water needed varies with crops and depends from place to place, on local productivity and conditions of available water supply through rainfall or irrigation. Once the product is harvested and becomes available on the market, the water embedded in the product changes status from ‘real’ water to ‘virtual’ water.
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Preliminary estimates on how much the four-year drought will cost California's economy are out.
The War for Water: Conflict Over Natural Resources
Clean water in most regions is hard to find. Something as simple as having access to clean drinking water and water to wash in is a daily struggle for some people.
Conserve water at home.
Rainwater Harvesting, an ancient technology, has many contemporary upgrades. In a world with water scarcity, rainwater is a resource. In places without sanitation, rainwater is safe, if collected and stored safely. In a world of expensive plastic bottles of water wasting energy and packaging, rainwater harvesting is way preferable. Here is a system for a whole village. Kinda beautiful. Its name, Askash Ganga, translates as "river from the Sky"
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