Peak Water

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Reflections on Water

5 Shocking Facts About Water Scarcity
Monday, March 24, 2014, 3:52 PM

An article from the recently passed World Water Day that describes some very eye opening perspectives on the importance of clean fresh water to our survival and the conditions many many people face throughout the world.  And with population growth still on the rise and water scarcity ever increasing - it may be time to put a little more thought into your personal, local and global water supplies and how to protect them.



Jack Keller: Understanding Peak Water

And you thought Peak Oil was concerning...
Saturday, November 16, 2013, 12:52 PM

"A very, very large amount of our total food production is depending on a diminishing supply of water," remarks Jack Keller, one of our own regulars here in the community and an accomplished world expert on water management.

Similar to oil and other key natural resources that are mined and consumed, water is subject to the same exponential trends. Both surface supply and underground fossil stores of clean water are depleting at alarming rates, and the energy and economic costs of extraction are swiftly increasing. » Read more


Jack Keller

Jack Keller

Dr. Keller has a unique blend of engineering experiences that include teaching, research, extension, and consulting. He is a nationally and internationally recognized expert in the design, implementation, and management of irrigation systems. He is currently involved in consulting activities related to: efficient irrigated agricultural development; river basin water management and conservation planning; irrigation water monitoring, verification and conservation planning; and developing efficient low-cost irrigation technologies for small farms.

He is founder and presently Chief Executive Officer of Keller Bliesner Engineering LLC. He is also Professor Emeritus in the Biological and Irrigation Engineering Department at Utah State University, where he was Department Head between 1980 and 1986. Prior to becoming a professor at Utah State University in 1960, he was the Chief Irrigation Engineer in charge of product development for W.R. Ames Company, a leading U.S. manufacturer of irrigation equipment.

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CPI Trends

Water Rates Are UP 18%

Are you getting ready for expensive water?
Thursday, December 13, 2012, 4:33 PM

Another sign of peak water on the horizon? Time to double up efforts to conserve and more wisely use this precious resource. » Read more