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Water conservation

I love taking a long hot shower. When I was living in Canada, I could stand in the shower for long minutes (I was going to write hours, but I don't think I would spend hours taking shower :)). It felt so good. Now, I cannot do it.

In developing countries, although water is perhaps abundance, clean water is expensive (and rare in some places). You just can't spend long minutes taking a shower. You have to budget your water usage. In this sense, we are taking good care of the earth. Not because we want to, but mostly because we have to.

Think differently. It is unfair that people in developed countries use resources more than underdeveloped or developing countries. Not just use more, but use it ineffieciently. The richer gets things easier ...

That's life?


Marina Fauzia said…

Blogwalking ya pak..
Kalo..The miracle of water, pernah baca pak??.. ^_^
Marina Fauzia said…
Blog walking pak, kalo The mIracle of Power...juga keren tuh pak, hihi..
Renny said…
Water is actually quite expensive in Germany, Sir. :-)
Melanie said…
Hi Mr. GBT,

I wanted to send you a quick note because I read what you wrote about water conservation here.

I just finished helping to create an infographic about how much fresh water goes into things we do and consume. The idea is to bring a little extra awareness to what our every day impact is.

Some of the information was pretty surprising! I had no idea just how much water is needed to produce some of the foods I eat...

Anyway, after reading what you wrote, I thought you might like to use the infographic on Gerakan Bawah Tanah - Mr. GBT.

It's totally free to use, of course. If you do use it, please link back to the original source so anyone else that would like to use it can too.

The infographic is here in the original post link:


~ Mel

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