Sharing economy for water lets farmers lease excess resource to neighbors
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Lake Powell is the second largest reservoir in the US, providing water to 40 million people across seven states. Now, after 15 years of drought — the longest spell in 100 years — it is at only 45 percent of its capacity. Faced with these troubling statistics, The Swiim System — created in collaboration with the US Department of Agriculture — is hoping to encourage more efficient use of agricultural resources, by enabling farmers to ‘lease’ out surplus water to others.
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