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

fix-a-leak week

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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6 Ways to Streamline Water Conservation in Commercial Buildings

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Commercial buildings by nature are large water users. While agriculture, power generation, and manufacturing account for a significant portion of water consumption in the U.S., commercial buildings are not far behind. In addition to incentive programs and tax breaks, commercial buildings can save valuable resources by following these streamlined water conservation methods: 1. Install low-flow […]

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5 Fall Water Conservation Tips

fall water conservation tips

Water conservation is something we harp on during the summer, but what about the remainder of the year? When outdoor water requirements dwindle in the fall, it’s easy to put conservation on the back burner while water waste continues to occur inside your building. With that in mind, here are 5 fall water conservation tips […]

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Eco-Friendly Water Use Outside the Home

eco-friendly water

It is easy to take water for granted when you can turn on a tap for an instant supply; in fact, the average American uses around 100 gallons of water per day. While less than half of that is used for drinking or cooking, nearly all of it is potable water from the local water provider. […]

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Smart Irrigation: Working with a Sustainable Landscape

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For properties that boast lush and vibrant landscapes, irrigation use and the resulting water bills are a major point of concern during the spring, summer and early autumn months. In order to maintain a healthy landscape in a water conscious way, property managers must embrace smart irrigation technology. With this in mind, here are 6 […]

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Ten Water Saving Tips for the Fourth of July Holiday

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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 saving 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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How to Keep Your Building’s Plumbing System Problem Free

plumbing system

In a commercial setting, the function of your building’s plumbing system can mean the difference between conducting business as usual or shutting down temporarily. If your business is a restaurant, service company, or industrial facility that uses a lot of water and needs reliable drainage, a plumbing problem can sideline your money-making activities for days. […]

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Methods and Technologies for Curbing Outdoor Water Waste

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More than two trillion gallons of water are lost every year, and a significant portion of this loss comes from undetected leaks caused by irrigation systems. Common signs of an undiscovered leak include a surprising increase in water usage – even though water use routines haven’t changed – and a proportionate increase in water costs. […]

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Summer Water Saving Tips to Help Beat the Heat

spring water saving tips

It’s almost summertime, which means temperatures and as a result, outdoor water use are on the rise. While it’s important to be water conscious throughout the year, the spring and summer require increased attention to irrigation schedules and outdoor water use. Experts estimate that 50 percent of the water we use outdoors goes to waste […]

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