San Diego’s water rates punish those who conserve and encourage water waste. We’ve demanded that City Council and SPUD do something about this and we’ve provided a solution – the City just has to stop dragging its feet. Read our attached letter and this article to learn more.
Submetering isn't a way for the city to raise revenue by making all the Navy submarines pay for parking. The logistics would be a nightmare--can you imagine a captain searching his pockets for change and then sending a scuba diver out to feed the meter? No, in this case, submeters refer to a water meter in a residence. This week, the San Diego City Council passed an ordinance requiring water submeters in multi-dwelling units. Is this a good thing or a bad thing? Check it out after the jump.
Michael's aquaponics adventure led him to the water saving potential for hydroponics, e.g. growing plants using water and nutrients, but no soil. So now he has an hydroponics system, to compare to his aquaponics and conventional soil gardens.