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How much water are you gobbling?

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How much water are you gobbling?
A recent survey by American Water shows most Americans under estimate their water footprint.
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| Categories: | Tags: water, footprint, turkey, pie, pecan, pumpkin, Thanksgiving, American Water, gallons, use, conservation | View Count: (118) | Bookmark and Share
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A squirmy wastewater treatment system

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A squirmy wastewater treatment system
A treatment system, called vermifiltration or worm-based biofiltration, utilizes countless earthworms to digest nearly all contaminants in wastewater without the need for chemicals.
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| Categories: | Tags: worms, earth, vermifiltration, biofiltration, conservation, conserve, wine, winery, california, biofiltro | View Count: (325) | Bookmark and Share
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Smart irrigation offers multiple benefits

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Smart irrigation offers multiple benefits
Smart Irrigation Month provides us with an opportunity to think about conservation in our food production.
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Does drinking water go bad?

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Does drinking water go bad?
Do we need to dump old water out of water bottles?
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| Categories: | Tags: water, bottle, stale, taste, odor, conserve, conservation, Plain Talk | View Count: (559) | Bookmark and Share
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Some cool water tips as it heats up

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Some cool water tips as it heats up
As the weather heats up in several parts of the United States, responsible outdoor water use is very important.
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| Categories: | Tags: outdoor, irrigation, landscape, watering, responsible, conservation, car wash, EPA, Environmental Protection Agency, grass, lawn, California, residential, home owner | View Count: (489) | Bookmark and Share
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Colorado River receives dubious distinction

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Colorado River receives dubious distinction
The Colorado River, which serves as a freshwater source for more than 40 million people in seven states and parts of Mexico, has recently been named the country’s “most endangered” by American Rivers.
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| Categories: | Tags: agriculture, farmer, rancher, Colorado River, drought, conservation, crops, livestock | View Count: (506) | Bookmark and Share
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How much water do you eat?

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How much water do you eat?
It might surprise you, however, to know how much water it takes for certain food to arrive at our tables. This amount represents a food item’s water footprint.
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Examining the brick trick

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Examining the brick trick
The brick trick, if done right can conserve water, but doing it right can be tricky.
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| Categories: | Tags: toilet, conservation, brick, trick, Energy Policy Act of 1992 | View Count: (917) | Bookmark and Share
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The price of health, hygiene and convenience

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The price of health, hygiene and convenience
When you factor in all its health and hygiene benefits, water becomes a bargain. But there is a price to pay for the convenience of having that water flow from your faucets, showerheads and toilets on demand, every time you need it.
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| Categories: | Tags: water, rates, conservation, Plain Talk, Buried No Longer, maintenance, customers, affordability | View Count: (903) | Bookmark and Share
Change your showerhead, change your water bill
Switching your showerhead and lead to huge savings of water and money.
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| Categories: | Tags: shower, water, efficient, saving, saving, conservation, clean technica, hygiene, fixtures | View Count: (1695) | Bookmark and Share
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