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Using Reclaimed Water On Golf Courses Not Enough, Study Shows

When it comes to the sustainable management of the world’s golf courses, irrigation has always been a hot-potato issue. To help clarify the issues surrounding this controversy, researchers from the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands recently published the results of a 25-year study that analyzed the way one of Spain’s oldest golf courses uses reclaimed water for irrigation. The researchers concluded that the course’s plants are overwatered by an astonishing 83 percent. Continue reading Using Reclaimed Water On Golf Courses Not Enough, Study Shows