Ideas For Saving Water, Including Reuse

In an LA Times op-ed environmental advocate Dorothy Green and writer Jamie Simons offer several straightforward, no-nonsense ideas for getting SoCal through a future of dwindling drinking water supplies, including this gem on water reuse…

Thinking “yuck?” Consider this: The Colorado River, a major source of water for Southern California, contains the treated wastewater of Las Vegas. The delta that stretches from Sacramento to the San Francisco Bay, another major source of imported water to Southern California, contains the water from 10 sewage treatment plants. As we said, there is no such thing as new water.

Now that’s telling it like it is. Read their op-ed here: LA Times website.

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