Draining ourselves dry – The high cost of water wastage and how we can prevent it

Most of us go about our daily tasks with no idea of how much water we use. In certain parts of the world this luxury no longer exists. On the tip of Africa, the city of Cape Town almost had its taps run dry and residents had to learn to live with an emergency daily ration of 13 gallons per person. That is just enough for a 90-second shower (less than four gallons), a half-gallon (two liters) of drinking water, [...]