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Research shows most Americans unaware of daily water use

Research shows most Americans unaware of daily water use

October 25, 2021 at 8:35 am 0 comments

According to new research conducted by global research agency Opinium on behalf of American Water, Americans underestimate the amount of what they use daily by 90 percent. Most believe they use less than 100 gallons of water each day, when the actual number is more than 2,000 gallons on average (according to WaterRead More

Study: Widespread droughts affect Southern California water six times a century

Study: Widespread droughts affect Southern California water six times a century

March 9, 2020 at 9:08 am 0 comments

Severe droughts happened simultaneously in the regions that supply water to Southern California almost six times per century on average since the year 1500, according to recent University of Arizona-led research. The study is the first to document the duration and frequency of simultaneous droughts in Southern California’s main waterRead More

Prevent Water Scarcity From Becoming Job Scarcity

Prevent Water Scarcity From Becoming Job Scarcity

February 20, 2020 at 11:00 am 0 comments

By Ian MacLeod It doesn’t matter which came first — chickens, eggs, farmers or consumers. When water scarcity is involved, all parties are interdependent. Limiting agricultural or industrial water use in favor of residential use does a community no good if the local economy cannot support existing jobs, or attract newRead More