It’s been 4 years since the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. Dangerous levels of lead contaminated the water supply after the city switched to using the local river as a water source. Meanwhile, in other parts of Michigan, permits have been granted for increases of water extraction for bottled water plants.
Who controls the water cycle? The latest science research says that vegetation regulates and controls the future of our water cycle. Vegetation plays a more critical role than we may have thought, when on water stress and our water resources.
New water testing equipment in San Diego, California, is being installed to have automatic, precise, real-time water measurement readings. These are in response to citizens complaining that they were being charged and billed for more water than they were actually using.
Do you use less water when there’s a drought and water levels are down? Since the California drought emergency has been called off by an executive order, are communities back to using as much water as before the drought? This story has more about how folks may have become lazy when it comes to water conservation, and what this means for you and your family.