Back To The Future – Another Anniversary

Never-mind the anniversary of the movie, but instead we should be celebrating a different kind of BTTF, and this is one of abundant water. I am in Las Vegas this week, and the last time I was here, about 7 weeks ago, it rained a good deal. this week, it rained again, and yesterday while I was looking at some water problems in mines in the Eldorado Valley area, a…

Behavior – Ours versus the Earth’s

A lot is being written about climate change and global warming as it applies to the way we use water. As I wrote yesterday a lot of our conservation efforts are going to be neutralized in the long-run by population growth and concentration of that population into water-rich geographies. We will talk more about this as we go, but today I want to talk about our behavior. Whether one believes…

Water conservation is not a solution!

Wow, that’s a mouthful, eh? All across the globe people inventing new ways to save and conserve water. As well-intended and responsible as we think this is; as much as we think we are on the right path to solving the horrible water shortages many people are facing, the reality is that in the long run water conservation will not prevent future water scarcity issues. If we really want to…