Growers in California are increasingly looking to recycled water as a way to consistently meet their irrigation demands in the face of growing water scarcity and pollution concerns. Though the volume of recycled water used in California has more than doubled in the last two decades, there are still a number of barriers hindering it from more widespread use.
Dale Huss describes the use of recycled water on agriculture in the Salinas Valley.
In addition to these success stories, the Pacific Institute and other members of the California Roundtable on Water and Food Supply have launched an Interactive Database and Map which contains more than 30 case studies, including the Pacific Institute’s success stories, and is searchable by location, production type, irrigation method, and stewardship practice.
Read the California Roundtable on Water and Food Supplypress release.