2011 electric and water budget
and financial plans.
The $30.3 million water budget
includes a 20 percent overall rate increase that will push revenues up by $3 million.
"It's going to affect the water budget
- we see a 30 percent decline in revenue (from users)," Shrive said.
Wastewater discharge could be optimized in the way it is collected, treated and reused, and perceived as a valuable resource as part of the Kingdom's water budget
. "Wastewater can be utilized for landscaping and urban agricultural production," Dr.
What he means in water budget
terms is that the communities drawing water from those aquifers are not only overspending their liquid income (percolating rain and snow are the deposits that recharge our aquifers), they're now raiding their savings to near exhaustion.
"Understanding how important explosive volcanism was on early Mars is ultimately important [to] understand the water budget
in Martian magma, groundwater abundance and the thickness of the atmosphere."
Well-designed landscapes with efficient irrigation systems and drought-resistant plants help ensure water budget