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How California can Learn from the Australian Experience of Drought

Thursday 4 June 2015

As the drought in California continues to bite hard on the lives of millions, a recent article on Triple Pundit suggested that many people want to help save water, they just don't know what else to do. Which is why California needs to look beyond its borders to the driest inhabited continent on the planet - Australia. And specifically, to the recently drought ravaged State of Victoria

Because having endured a decade of drought that defied all of the expert and Government estimates for 'coming rainfall' the fact is, large parts of the State went without water for years, other parts were trucking in water to keep towns alive and one water agency handling the population of a few hundred thousand people, came within just a few days of running out completely. So in this quick piece, here's more than a dozen simple ideas for individuals and municipalities that will help them save the most precious of all resources - water: What California Can Learn From Victoria


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