Category drought

Dealing with drought

Reduced snowpack due to global warming may prove a bigger problem than rising oceans. But if we get past the Yuck Factor, then water can be reprocessed, saving enormous amounts of money and water as well. Perhaps we will have…

Let them drink Gatorade

After Gutenberg has a fine rant about the extremely serious southeast drought, and how water shortages are at least partly a result of global warming and deforestation. How bad is the drought? Bad enough they hoped hurricanes would come. And…

Australia drought and saving water

Dave Riley blogs on the continuing serious drought in Queensland, Australia, saying that undoubtedly needed water conservation measures are having unintended consequences. The government is now mandating that 10% of sewage water be treated then used as drinking water. But…