Smart and simple irrigation upgrades that save water and money

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Held throughout July of each year, Smart Irrigation Month works to promote the social, economic and environmental benefits of efficient irrigation technologies, products and services. To celebrate water innovation and our most precious natural resource, we’ve compiled a few smart and simple irrigation upgrades that will save you water and money: Install moisture sensors Due […]

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How to Increase Water Efficiency in Multifamily Housing

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Multifamily housing communities waste thousands of gallons of water per month, primarily due to the large amount of fixtures on the property and inefficient water practices. This raises the question, how do you manage your water on such a large scale? Here are some possible solutions to increase water efficiency in your multifamily housing community: […]

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5 Water-saving Tips for Apartment Managers

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Water may be everywhere, but with the growing consumption rates, there may not be much of the resource left in the near future. Freshwater being a precious resource, it is important to focus our collective attention on water-saving strategies. While estimates do vary, in the U.S. the average person uses about 80-100 gallons of water […]

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Plumbing vs. Power Outage

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Hydration, personal hygiene, cooking, cleaning, and waste removal are all made possible with water; but what happens when the power goes out? In most cases, power outages will come and go in the blink of an eye. However, it’s not unheard of for outages to last days or even weeks, putting both a property and […]

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How to Reduce Irrigation System Water Waste

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More than two trillion gallons of water are still lost every year and a significant portion of this water waste comes from undetected leaks and inefficient irrigation practices. Common signs of an undiscovered leak can include a surprising increase in water usage – even though water use routines haven’t changed – and an equal increase […]

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Fourth of July Water Conservation Tips

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The Fourth of July is almost here! As you prepare for the holiday, save water and money with these ten water conservation tips: 1.) Buy recycled paper products: Products made from 100 percent recycled paper require much less water in their manufacturing than those made from virgin paper. 2.) Let your grass grow: Instead of […]

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In-Building Water Conservation Tips

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Plumbing system integrity is not something that we often think about. And although plumbing systems are highly prone to inefficiencies and leaks, the famous proverb “out of sight, out of mind” often holds water. Protect your investment, the environment and your budget with these in-building water conservation tips: Restrooms • Install low flow fixtures and […]

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How to Read a Water Bill and Boost Property Savings

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If you’re a property owner or manager, you’re likely accustomed to receiving a billing statement from your water provider every one to three months. Knowing how to read a water bill can serve as a great resource when it comes to saving money; unfortunately, reading and analyzing the information provided isn’t always easy. With this […]

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Fix-a-Leak Week 2019: Leak Detection Tips and More

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Mark your calendars for the EPA’s Fix-a-Leak Week, March 18th through the 24th. Celebrated in March of each year, Fix-a-Leak Week encourages every day Americans to play a role in decreasing water waste by checking fixtures and making water conscious decisions. Did you know? Leaks contribute to over 1 trillion gallons of water lost in […]

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Promoting Water Conservation in Schools and Universities

Water conservation in schools

Education professionals and students have a unique opportunity to educate water users and empower them to conserve both in schools, and throughout the community. Whether you’re a staff member or student, here are a few suggestions for promoting water conservation: Teachers As the main point of contact for our youth, teachers play a vital role […]

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