Beets can be used to make sugar, but often require an excess of water: while recycling water can optimize our industrial processes and reduce use, and feed our rivers, I am concerned that it is not yet well designed and citizens are afraid. Why bet more on recycling than lowering consumption?
Mango requires waiting and hoping for the summer harvest. Could we create systems that let cities and neighborhoods harvest and recycle water?
Watermelon highlights how for AWP to work we need to keep an "ecological spending" mindset--just as an excess of water ruins a watermelon, if we hoard too much water instead of returning some to our rivers, we risk cracking.
Tajín, is happiness! It seduces and invites us to keep eating, similar to the political willingness to reclaim water.
As a closed system, AWP offers a local approach to help bind us together in the work of ensuring water for future generations.