If Farm-To-Table Eating Is Cool, What About Toilet-To-Tap Drinking?

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If Farm-To-Table Eating Is Cool, What About Toilet-To-Tap Drinking?

By Joseph Erbentraut, The Huffington Post
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If farm-to-table is cool, what about toilet-to-tap water to drink? @robojojo reports on @XylemInc survey http://huff.to/1LreJPD
Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 11:00am

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When any given water supply grows scarce, there are only so many ways to adapt our day-to-day, water-reliant lives: Use less water or somehow recycle it.

Critics have derided the trend -- which comes as food sustainability, encapsulated in the farm-to-table philosophy, gains popularity -- as “toilet-to-tap” drinking. But a new survey released this week finds a surprising number of Californians are on board with the concept.

The online survey of 3,000 California voters, conducted by Edelman Intelligence and commissioned by Xylem, a water technology company, found that 42 percent of respondents were “very willing” to use recycled water in their daily routines. 

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Keywords: Environment | Research, Reports & Publications | Water | Xylem | recycled water

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