The list of challenges to living sustainably can be lengthy.
Conserving energy. Protecting precious resources, such as water, in times of scarcity. Buying locally. Thinking globally.
It’s getting to be quite the to-do list for the citizen of good conscience. Everyone wants to live sustainably. Everyone wants to do their bit for society. But we all seem to have a lot of bits in our pockets these days.
Doing one’s bit can be especially complex when one of our “sustainability” missions clashes with another.
To the “end user” – the Tempe or Tucson homeowner turning on the tap to fill a kettle for a cup of tea – it is all just water. In composition, color and consistency, it is no different from the liquid pouring forth from taps anywhere else in the U.S.
It is clear, clean and plentiful water. A basic building block of an American community.