Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Monterey Bay in California has bounce back over the last 50 year with an explosion of wildlife, and with it so has the economy of the surrounding communities. Once fertile grounds for hunting, fishing and whaling until depleted, Monterey Bay, California is making a comeback. An economy based on the diverse wildlife is starting to take shape. You can read or listen to the story here: Monterey Bay An "Ocean Buffet Open for Business" This Spring
The city of Wichita Falls, Texas is so short of water they will now get 50% of their drinking water directly from wastewater. Sometimes called Toilet to Tap, the wastewater is treated, sanitized and mixed with the city drinking water supply.
You can read and listen to the full story here: Drought-Stricken Texas Town Turns To Toilets For Water
There are many cites that have already made this same move: Los Angeles, El Paso, San Diego ,and Singapore. As water becomes more scares more large cities are looking for ways to quench their thirsty citizens.
You may Read that story here: As "Yuck Factor" Subsides, Treat Wastewater Flows From Taps
You can read and listen to the full story at Marketplace.org : Global Warming: 15 Years to Change Things...