31 Jul '14, 10am

A Serious Water Crisis Could Hit the US by 2030 Because of Dirty Power

A Serious Water Crisis Could Hit the US by 2030 Because of Dirty Power

In just 16 short years, the United States (and the rest of the world) could be facing serious water shortage if it doesn’t change the way that it generates power. As the population increases, so does water consumption and power usage. Right now, energy production is the biggest water guzzler in the country – slurping 41% of all freshwater. Unless the country moves to less water-hungry power sources like wind and solar by 2030, water needs could grow to the point where there is a huge gap between what is needed and what is available, plunging the US into a water crisis.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/a-serious-water-crisis-could-hit-the...

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