Sobering Facts Of Water Shortage

A good friend, colleague, and partner just returned from attending the CES Convention (electronics) in Las Vegas. Surprisingly, there was a session about water, to be specific, water shortages. I thought I would share some chilling facts about our precious water. I am going to let the facts speak for themselves. You guys can add your own conclusions.

Building America’s Great Water Pipeline

Somewhere in the late 1920s, then-President Calvin Coolidge asked 72-year-old Ellwood Mead to head up the building of the Hoover Dam. To date, this project, along with the creation of Lake Mead remains the largest water infrastructure project ever undertaken. Today, millions of Americans have established their very lives, enjoying jobs, homes, utilities and the great outdoors all because of water. Las Vegas would never have come to be without this project. Sadly, since…

Our Government – Water’s Biggest Threat

Governor Jerry Brown, “a man of the people”, involved in the shaping of California for multiple decades, had to release billions of gallons of water out of the Folsom Reservoir because drought stressed California, an area known for infrequent rains, did not have enough storage capacity to capitalize and store the trillions of gallons of new fresh water that the melting of abundant winter snows brought to the State. Isn’t…