The Importance Of Water Practices

874 Words 4 Pages
In various sectors of the economy, established agencies have imposed an array of ideas that will alleviate the demand set on the municipal district. The current agricultural sector, at least here in California, struggle to meet new standards implemented by Gov. Brown (CA). Municipal districts already struggle to meet current demands and future projections dread growth, but the problem is a technological one. Wastewater recycling has already been implemented by the West Basin Municipal Water District, which governs seventeen cities in the southwestern part of Los Angeles County. Purple pipes, a colloquial term, and gray water practices have been promoted as a more recent innovation to curve the water demand. (Schwartz 2015) These practices encourage Californians to conserve water in the homestead and similar government oversight is necessary to sustain prospective water needs.

Despite the pervasiveness of the mass media, a limited regard for personal water use has left California 's water reserves less than desirable. As media articles themselves suggest, there is a growing lack of trust among consumers for regulatory agencies that may be seen as a promotional for industry over the public interests. Argument over the meaning and operation for sustainable practices may seems to have, at first glance,
…show more content…
The food industry’s water demand significantly contribute to this deficit. (Famiglietti 2016) Similar to this, a global shift to organic farming would, arguably, be redundant. It’s estimated that industrialized cultivated fields of at least six-million square miles are required to make up for the lower yields of organic production. That is more than the total land area of the United States. (Shulevitz 2016) Alone these statistics may be even more

Related Documents

Related Topics