Planting cover crops, trees, and complementary crops in the same field can help retain both water and nutrients in soil. Doing these things can also provide drought protection and help irrigation and farming be better at water resource management Gravity-flow systems and irrigation systems can be used for more efficient water use, depending on where they […]
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We know that you can conserve water around the home and at work directly, but what about through our food choices?
In this video from Maker Faire Bay Area 2011, the folks at Grey Water Action talk about how you can use grey water in your home to rely less on the water grid, or even to disconnect entirely.
Not everyone can afford a fancy greywater system, but that doesn’t mean you can’t reuse water in small ways around the house!
Water has always been a precious commodity, but the recent rise in frequent water shortages and droughts due to climate change emphasizes the importance of everyday water conservation. Despite the atmospheric consequences of global warming, rainstorms continue…so why let all that water go to waste? Cisterns have a long history, spanning several thousand years. The […]
The issue of Peak Oil is a hot topic these days, but an issue that will ultimately affect us even more will be Peak Water. To be more succinct, we’re running out of water. If we don’t act now to try to curtail our domestic water consumption, we’re squandering one of our most precious resources. […]
Our friends over at Water Use It Wisely have a must-read post listing 100 creative ways that you can reduce your water usage around the house, at the office, and while you’re on vacation. A definite starting place for everyone looking to reduce their overall water footprint.
What comes to mind when you visualize the word water? Do you think of clean, pure, refreshing and . . . available? Unfortunately, in today’s world, these words are decreasingly associated with our water supply, especially as we learn more about where our water comes from and the processes by which it arrives in our possession.
GreenTalk Radio host Sean Daily discusses water conservation strategies, industry water efficiency standards, and water saving tips with Rob Zimmerman of Kohler, a leading manufacturer of water-efficient kitchen and bathroom fixtures.