As foodies, we want fresh, local food that is produced as part of a food system that cares both for people and the planet. But do we hold the same standard for the water that comes out of our tap? Is it local? Is it part of a sustainable water system that protects our groundwater supply and our creeks and rivers? The short answer to these questions for Tucson’s municipal water supply is no.
Rain to Table, Part 1: Get off Colorado River water & go local with rainwater.