Dairy processors could look to new technologies to address water sustainability challenges
A 2015 report from the World Economic Forum said that water shortages will be the Earth’s biggest threat in the next decade. Meanwhile, data from UN-Water show that by 2025, 1.8 billion people will be experiencing water scarcity, while two-thirds of the world’s population could be living in still-concerning conditions of water stress.
The dairy processing industry has … [more…]
The Windsor Town Board plans to continue discussing options for providing water for the town in the future.
GREELEY — Although Windsor owns enough water for all existing customers, town officials know more people are on the way. That means more water, and that may also mean the need for the town’s own wastewater treatment plant. To pay for the projects that would provide that water as well as treat
photo: The Watsonville, California, recycled water facility, completed in 2009, purifies wastewater from the city of Watsonville for use by farmers in the Pajaro Valley. Using recycled water instead of groundwater prevents the Pacific Ocean from spoiling coastal aquifers with salt. Photo © Brett Walton / Circle of Blue
Farm districts preserve fresh groundwater with recycled wastewater
Driving on the world-famous Route 1, just south of town, a traveler looking … [more…]