Monday, June 9, 2008

Water water airywhere!

Aqua Sciences, Inc. courtesy this.

I guess its already time for desperate measures like these. Qn: what impact does "sucking" moisture out of air have, assuming this becomes as widespread as borewells did? That must've started off along similar lines.

Saturday, June 7, 2008

Scarier than you can imagine right now

Life, Liberty, Water -

If the governments are "actively" worried, its obviously a lot closer than seems at first glance. And, as someone commented in the discussion of the above article, this is all for a resource thats essentially renewable.

We're really really screwing up.

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

"Virtual Water" - true ?

Everything You Know About Water Conservation Is Wrong | Environmental Policy | DISCOVER Magazine

If this is indeed true, then techniques like drip irrigation and rural RWH will be way more impactful in the larger context. Of course, there's the whole other issue of concentrated pockets of populations - urban - consuming more than locally available to their geographical area. That surely is something rainwater harvesting addresses.