California’s severe drought continues with no end in sight and families across the state face life without water—something most of us can only imagine—as wells run dry. Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) has been helping homeowners through the California household/small water system drought assistance (HSWSDA) loan/grant program.
Colorado residents will benefit from new laws allowing the collection of rainwater. Rainwater collection, also known as harvesting; captures, stores and uses collected rainwater.
Could managed aquifer recharge (MAR) offer an affordable solution against drought? Due to continued strain on resources as a result of the ongoing drought, California has been exploring possible solutions to a more resilient water supply.
California’s long lasting drought has generated interest in treating wastewater for drinking. Some areas of the state, notably Orange County, have been drinking indirect potable reuse wastewater for decades.
A 40 percent increase in demand for safe drinking water is expected by 2025, according to the United Nations. The problem is that only 0.5 percent of the earth’s water is suitable for human consumption. Could desalination be the solution?