22 May '11, 3pm

Tiny Federal Program Will Save Enough Water to Supply a City

Tiny Federal Program Will Save Enough Water to Supply a City

The U.S. Department of the Interior has just announced $24 million in funding for new water conservation projects in western states, some of which will also save energy, too. Proving once again that a little goes a long way, the funds will be split among 54 separate projects, and when you put them all together it adds up to more than 100,000 acre-feet per year. That’s enough to provide water for about 400,000 people. To put that into perspective, the population of mid-sized cities like Tulsa, Cleveland and Miami is a little under 400,000. As a group, the projects demonstrate that an infinitesimal amount of federal funding (compared to say, the Iraq war ) can have a significant impact on the ability of the U.S. to sustain future growth – a far different approach than the one currently being advocated by certain penny wise, pound foolish legislators at both the state and fed...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/05/22/tiny-federal-program-...

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care2.com 28 May '11, 3pm

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