Before western “civilization” industrialized the transportation of water to our normally-arid region, indigenous peoples in these dry lands lived where nature chose to hydrate the landscape. In one very special case, the terrain was shaped by ocean sedimentation, upheaval, and erosion to form an almost inaccessible canyon-channel with sufficient elevation change to form magical waterfalls […]
“We will never invent a computer that is as smart as people are stupid.” James Nicholson, 1921-2006, nuclear engineer and British car aficionado.
Getting off the city’s supply meant a three-way approach: collecting, reusing, and NOT using water. Thought-provoking story about water use in the desert, thanks to David Stevenson, writer Elena Acoba, the Arizona Daily Star, and to Tim Stellar for posting the link on Facebook! Source: How one man lives off water grid in Tucson