At EntropyPawsed, we have a hand pump well. This reminds us at least daily of our water usage. This daily reminder encouraged us to develop our current system of dish washing in which we use about one gallon of water to wash the dishes.
How viable is it to be 'off-grid’ with water? There are low-tech solutions which are a throwback to the way many of our great-grandparents must have lived. But consider instead Singapore's “Four Taps” water strategy to decrease reliance on water imports.
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China's growing appetite for U.S.-style meat production
Less is more approach to fertiliser could boost farmers
Parched China to slash water consumption by 60%
Our culture of wasting food will one day leave us hungry
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EntropyPawsed Water Use
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Peter Gleick on peak water
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Ice collapse 'could raise sea levels 20 feet'
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China declares an emergency amid worst drought in 50 years
A weekly review from a UK perspective.
When will the water run out?
Old-Growth Forests Dying Off in U.S. West
Ecologists warn the planet is running short of water
A sea of troubles (The Economist)
LA water cops hunt wasteful faucets, sprinklers
Flow: Who owns the world’s water?