Tag Archives: Water Conservation

Roger Baker :
Can Austin survive the current Texas drought? / 3

We look at  the climate science that warns that Austin faces serious water supply problems, and at the roles played by transportation planning and suburban sprawl in that crisis. By Roger Baker | The Rag Blog | February 19, 2014 … finish reading Roger Baker :
Can Austin survive the current Texas drought? / 3

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Ted McLaughlin : Access to Water Is a Human Right

Clean water should be a human right,Not a capitalist commodity By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / August 5, 2010 A vote took place in the United Nations a few days ago that could eventually have far-reaching effects on … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Access to Water Is a Human Right

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Disaster in the Making: Mexico City Short of Water

Dawn breaks over the sprawling metropolis of Mexico City. Officials are struggling to provide water for all 20 million residents. Photo: Brennan Linsley/Associated Press.Water shortages plague Mexico CityMay 21, 2009 It’s been three weeks since the taps in Carlos Sandana’s … finish reading Disaster in the Making: Mexico City Short of Water

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Los Angeles and Owens Valley : An Epic Struggle Over Water

Harry Williams, member of the Paiute Tribe, wants to protect the Owens Valley from development. Photo by Jennifer I. Fenton / WIP. The struggle over Owens Valley’s water resources is spattered with tales reminiscent of an old Hollywood Western starring … finish reading Los Angeles and Owens Valley : An Epic Struggle Over Water

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Austin : Cyclist Lance Armstrong Now Champion Water Guzzler

Lance Armstrong’s Austin home, with a swimming pool and an acre of gardens, used 330,000 gallons of water in July. Photo by Jay Janner / Austin American-Statesman.‘In July, Mr. Armstrong, who won the Tour de France seven times, used a … finish reading Austin : Cyclist Lance Armstrong Now Champion Water Guzzler

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