Thursday, November 19, 2015

Not a Clean Glass of Water to Drink

I watched an interesting Netflix documentary about the inventor Dean Kamen called SlingshotSlingshot is a unique, relatively inexpensive, water purification system.  The lack of pure drinking water is the major worldwide issue of the 21st Century.

Governor Jerry Brown of California has issued a directive that home owners in California can only water their yards once a week in 2016.

"We're all downstream."
-  Jim and Margaret Drescher

"In order for something to become clean, something else must become dirty."
-  Imbesi's Conservation of Filth Law

"By 2025, at least 3.5 billion people - about half the world's populations - will live in areas without enough water for agriculture, industry, and human needs...  Worldwide, water quality conditions appear to have degraded in almost all regions with intensive agriculture and in large urban and industrial areas."
-   World Resources Institute, October 2000

The Water Project

Water - Quotations 

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