Jeremy P. Jacobs of E&E News reports on different innovations that are addressing droughts out west.
- As drought impacts western states, utilities are looking to innovative solutions for water supply.
- One company that is looking to solve this problem is Ecomerit Technologies, which is deploying buoys that desalinate water at sea and pipe the water back to water stations along the coast.
- Another company is San Francisco-based Epic Cleantec which builds systems that treat the wastewater of apartment buildings on site and repurpose it for irrigation and cooling towers.
- Private sector innovation is solving our greatest environmental challenges.
Read the full article here.