25 February 2017
25 February 2017

Most valuable water?


The fountain at the Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas. Seems like an ostentatious waste of water right? Well…maybe it’s one of the “most economically productive uses of water.”
A post from writer John Fleck’s blog explains:

12 millions gallons a year to keep it topped up + lots of people walking by =

Revenue from the 7 casino-resort hotels contiguous to the fountain: $3.6 billion

Fleck’s book: Water is For Fighting Over: and Other Myths About Water in the West



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