As water supplies become short, ideas for solutions get numerous.
Most involve superficial changes.
The answer, in Arizona at least, is fewer people to consume this resource.
Below are a few comments from readers and news sources.
Daily Star Arizona
Increased usage of effluent called a path to water goals
Stepping up the use of treated sewage effluent is one path for the
region to meet a 2025 deadline to stop over pumping its aquifer, a new state report says. Tucson
But Tucsonans need not drink treated sewage effluent for the region to meet that goal, a state official said Monday.
We can use effluent to at least temporarily reach "safe yield" by balancing the amount of water people pump from the ground with what is replenished, the Arizona Department of Water Resources report says.