Why water must be on par with energy and carbon issues

Posted by | March 14, 2014 | Uncategorized | No Comments

The energy intensity of water is rising, which makes understanding the synergies between the two a priority for business and governments. But is enough being done? Leigh Stringer investigates

More electricity is being used to pump water to the surface from increased use of desalination and as a result of surface transfer of water. A reform of this fragmented approach to managing water and energy is long overdue and business is beginning to wake up to the issue.