27 Feb 2012

Anyone listening in Las Vegas?

I played the "save Vegas" game posted over at Aquadoc. The goal is to keep Lake Mead from draining by finding ways to reduce demand.

Here are your choices:


Although this amazed me:


This was REALLY interesting:


Bottom Line: Pat Mulroy and the other people trying to prevent water shortages in Vegas don't need to spend $billions building a pipeline to suck groundwater from under the desert. They need to play THEIR OWN GAME to understand how reducing demand can achieve the same goal at a lower -- sustainable -- cost.