Entries by Andrea Hart

Australia’s Adelaide: A Lesson for Urban Centers Facing the Global Water Crisis

Australia’s fifth-largest city, Adelaide, could see its 1.3 million inhabitants relying more and more on bottled water over the next year, according to local politicians. Mounting consequences of climate change and sluggish national political action have led to high salinity levels and depletion of wildlife along the River Murray.

London on Tap: Reducing Bottled Water Consumption

London authorities have paired up with Thames Water, Britain’s largest private water company, to launch a water station program this month that aims to reduce the city’s use of bottled water. Mayor Boris Johnson’s push for more public drinking fountains in addition to the new station program could be the first steps towards banning bottled […]