One of the most fundamental services cities provide for their citizens is potable water. However, many government budgets have been ignoring water issues for too long and in the process have grown in debt. As populations continue to rise, the demand for clean water is higher than ever.
Building new treatment plants and investing in methods to reuse water is great, but not if a city has to maintain a budget. What can they do? Focus on their source of water. Check out its environment and make sure nearby businesses and farms aren’t adding sediment and nutrient pollutants to the water supply. Attacking the source first can save time and money trying to filter out impurities in the future. For more on this topic, click here:: Cities should look to nature to bridge investment gap in water sector