28 Oct '16, 9pm

another great article on water supplies. @gwatersgolf great stuff for all to read.

Recycled water is less expensive than drinking water and is less likely to face usage restrictions. However, recycled water also creates some management challenges for superintendents because of the dissolved materials present in the water, particularly salts. Pat Gross, director of the USGA Green Section West Region, said, “There need to be adjustments in management practices, budgets and golfer expectations if recycled water is to be used effectively.” For many golf courses, lower water costs and a more predictable supply make those adjustments very worthwhile. According to that 2014 USGA-funded survey, the use of recycled water increased by more than 30 percent between 2005 and 2013. The report found that the greatest increase in recycled water use occurred in the Southwest, Southeast and Pacific regions, which typically have the hottest and/or driest climates. Pacific ...

Full article: http://www.usga.org/content/usga/home-page/articles/2016/...

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