In a Drought-Stricken Future, the World Might Look to Cary

As climate change accelerates, scientists and governments are racing to figure out how to best protect water supplies. One possibility, raised in an NSF-funded project at NC State, is to recycle water—in other words, treat wastewater so it can be used for nonpotable purposes. The problem: overcoming people’s perception that they’re using water that has already gone down the drain. Andy Binder, Communication, featured.