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Archive by month: 2023-2Return
Score big with a water-efficient football feast
In many places around the world, people will gather this weekend to watch the most anticipated football game of the season. Where there are gatherings of people, there are usually generous portions of food. The information below from watercalculator.org can help you consider water-friendly choices like fruits and vegetables when planning your football feast.
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Why are the differences in snowflakes important to water systems?
In geographic regions that rely on snowpack for their source water, like Denver, this is a very important issue. The National Weather Service calls the amount of water in snow the “snow ratio.” As a rule, 12 inches of snow can represent one inch of water in the Upper Midwest states.
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