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The water we flush will be the water we drink

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Today, an estimated 3.6 billion people live in places where access to water isn’t guaranteed for at least one month every year, according to a UN report released in 2018. This problem is not going to get better in the future: The world’s population is expected to grow by another 3 billion people by 2050,Read full story

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  • Toilet to tap is not a good marketing slogan. But this is the growing and necessary reality.

  • If astronauts can do it, we can too. Plus, there's this amazing stat on Singapore: "The government plans to squeeze a full 55% of its water supply from sewage by 2060."

  • In reality, it already is. Matter and energy can neither be created or destroyed. The total volume of water on Earth is constant.

    What this issue addresses is sourcing, where potable water comes from and how it is distributed.

  • Sounds bad, but the reality, the water will be the same as before...

  • This has been the case for all of recorded history. It’s likely the best it’s ever been, at least in the West were governments are somewhat more responsible. And again, I wish they’d quit blaming everything on climate change. This is still an unproven theory based on modeling. None of the doomsday predictions have transpired, and they continuously have to apologize for fabricated numbers and forecasts. To watch Al gores first climate change movie is like experiencing a bad B rate movie that at one time was thought cool or legit.

  • Yay!

  • This is how it's done in many small towns and has been for decades.

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