Posts Tagged ‘drought solutions’

Is “brown” in season? How water-wise is your lawn?

Lush, green lawns are a welcome part of summer. Despite what some lawn-shamers might say, by maintaining your yards, you and your neighbors are actually doing something environmentally friendly. In fact, eight average front lawns have the same air cooling effect as about 70 tons of air conditioning*. But there may still be times when…

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How to make your own rain catchment system

Making the most of our most natural resource Every drop of water is precious. But it’s not always available. In some areas, drought and growing populations are stressing water supplies. Several cities across the country even offer tax incentives for installing rain collection, or rain catchment, systems. All of this is making this age-old technology…

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