Our rainwater tanks in suburban Adelaide ran dry mid-February 2015 for the second time this summer, after a minimal rain event of about 20 mm mid-January 2015 put a small volume back in the tanks, but it was soon used up on the vegetables in their peak growing season. 209 more words
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Okay people, it’s time. I’ve stayed silent long enough. It’s time to talk about water. Or, more specifically, how we’re running out of it.
Sure, I’ve provided facts and figures in other blog posts before, outlining how to save water by taking a shorter shower, reusing dishwater, and growing plants more native to your area to prevent the egregious overuse of watering plants that need a lot of water to survive in desert or dry areas (I’m looking at you, … 833 more words
This is one of those posts where I start writing about something on a whim, realize that it’s a big enough topic to write a grad school dissertation on, do a frantic spurt of research, and settle for writing a short and insufficient introduction. 577 more words