December 2005
Volume 47 Number 12

Southwest Water Conservation Using Mobile Technology
by Laura J. Drangmeister   Pages: 

New Mexico, The Land of Enchantment, is home to spectacular desert scenery, brilliant sunsets and abundant wildlife. Unfortunately, there is not an abundance of the most valuable resource for the Southwest: water. Although new conservation technologies regularly arise, there are limited water savings. Low flow toilets, waterefficient appliances and lifestyle changes are helpful conservation tools, but these methods do not affect the primary source of excess water use in New Mexico: Irrigation. Richardson announced 25 projects that would be funded with a $10 million drought initiative; the Hydro Pro 1000 was one of those projects.

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