With water scarcity becoming an increasingly recurring theme in the United States, we would do well to learn to do the same. Here are a few innovative water management sustainability projects that are worth learning from:
Can we improve our reuse of water? Can we enhance our wastewater treatment to produce water fit for beneficial purposes? More water quality testing, better wastewater treatment and acknowledgement of this recycling is needed.
The fact that Nevada as a whole is entitled to only 1.8 percent of the Colorado River's water prompted the SNWA to enact one of the nation's most aggressive and comprehensive water conservation initiatives.
Israel is a country currently facing a dangerous imbalance between supply and demand of freshwater. Reuse of greywater -- generated from domestic activities like bathing, washing and laundering -- could contribute to the national goal of saving on water.