Thursday, June 3, 2010

BBC News - East Africa seeks more Nile water from Egypt

  Everybody wants to think that "water wars" will be the flashpoint of the future. Before we get to that dire place, could we first implement simple water conservation measures like greywater systems, waterless toilets and urinals and heat and water recycling shower designs (we have several of these at home that we buil...t) and replacement of leaky metal and pvc pipe systems with polypropylene, and drip irrigation solutions that decrease consumption without impacting lifestyle. Please? Then we can let East Africa have their fair share of the Nile...

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Four East African states have signed an agreement to seek more water from the River Nile - a move strongly opposed by Egypt and Sudan.
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