Water banking involves the deliberate injection of surplus water into known aquifers. The idea is to repurpose the world’s many artesian basins as giant sustainable storage tanks – ones that can readily be drawn upon in times of drought.
It’s just one of the ideas we explore in the second instalment of our two-part series on water conflict and management – the politics, the problems and the potential solutions.
It would seem that each of these ‘solutions’ goes beyond the individual or even the corperation. They require a new operating system which focuses on the greater of for all.