Can growing food in the desert, or anywhere be drought proof? How much water do we use and is it sustainable? All great question, no doubt. Can we claim aquaponics is drought proof or more recently, “Use less water than any other food production system on the planet”?
We have commercial experience in growing in severe desert climates. How accurate are these claims to minimal water use and drought proof aquaponics? Let’s find out by taking a closer look at the actual water use in one of our commercial systems located in the harsh desert of the United Arab Emirates