Blog Posts - Water Conservation



New California Real Estate Laws for 2015

The following are some of the new real estate laws taking effect in the future in California. California brokers are required to keep transaction records for at least 3 years. These records used to include text messages, instant messages and tweets,...

Holiday Gift Ideas: conserve water

Although the earth composed much water than land, there are certain places on our planet that are actually experiencing water shortage and that is a fact that we can’t deny. Each day right after we wake up we used water up to the time before go...
by My Green Living Ideas on Nov 30, 2014

Water Efficiency Toolkit Available To Companies In Water-Stressed Areas

Today's Facility Manager (TFM) Magazine GEMI and Environmental Defense Fund team up to expand water efficiency toolkit for those companies facing drought conditions or water shortages. Water Efficiency Toolkit Available To Companies In Water-Str...
by FacilityBlog on Oct 9, 2014

7 Ways to Conserve Water

Water is life. It is the single most important resource on the planet. Nothing that we know of can survive without it. There are many places throughout the world where fresh water is scarce, and people go without it due to population growth, longer l...
by The Alternative Consumer on Sep 26, 2014

The Virtual Water Dilemma: Act 3 – Our Stuff

Virtual water may be defined as all the water that goes into the creation of a product. Conservation usually means shorter showers and watering less. However, only about 5 percent of the water an average American uses each day comes from their home a...
by The Alternative Consumer on Sep 4, 2014

The Virtual Water Dilemma: Act 2 – Energy

When we flip on the TV and hear about water scarcity, the suggested ways to conserve are usually to water our yard less and use less water in our home.  It might interest you to know that even turning on that TV is using water in the form of virtual...
by The Alternative Consumer on Sep 1, 2014

The Virtual Water Dilemma: Act One – Food

What is virtual water? In times of drought people try their best to not let the faucet run, take a shorter shower and water the gardens less. But these are all activities during which we can see how much water we are wasting, making saving it simpler...
by The Alternative Consumer on Aug 27, 2014

Question Of The Week: What Works For Water Conservation?

Today's Facility Manager (TFM) Magazine Increasingly, water shortages and quality are an important facility management issue. Question Of The Week: What Works For Water Conservation? appeared first on Today's Facility Manager (TFM) Magazine...
by FacilityBlog on Aug 25, 2014

Question Of The Week: What Works For Water Conservation?

Today's Facility Manager (TFM) Magazine Increasingly, water shortages and quality are an important facility management issue. Question Of The Week: What Works For Water Conservation? appeared first on Today's Facility Manager (TFM) Magazine...
by FacilityBlog on Aug 25, 2014

Artificial Grass – To Turf or Not To Turf

With water conservation a growing concern, perfect, low maintenance lawns featuring artificial grass are starting to grow in popularity. A key selling point of synthetic turf being that it is becoming more eco-friendly than the traditional natural la...
by The Alternative Consumer on Aug 11, 2014

FM Alert: Making Waves At Shedd Aquarium

Today's Facility Manager (TFM) Today's Facility Manager (TFM) - The Source For Facility Solutions Bob Wengel, vice president of facilities at the John G. Shedd Aquarium and 2012 TFM Facility Executive of the Year, writes on the strides the...
by FacilityBlog on Jul 9, 2014

FM Alert: Making Waves At Shedd Aquarium

Today's Facility Manager (TFM) Today's Facility Manager (TFM) - The Source For Facility Solutions Bob Wengel, vice president of facilities at the John G. Shedd Aquarium and 2012 TFM Facility Executive of the Year, writes on the strides the...
by FacilityBlog on Jul 9, 2014

Current And Future Water Risks Ahead For Corporations

Study shows 60% of companies indicate water is poised to affect business growth and profitability within five years; more than 80% say it will influence decisions on where to locate facilities.
by FacilityBlog on Jun 10, 2014

New Product Flash: Omni-Flow from Zurn Industries

Designed to further water conservation efforts, this new urinal is suitable for new or retrofit applications.
by FacilityBlog on Jun 10, 2014

12 ways to conserve water around your home

The EPA has noted that with the U.S. population doubling over the past 50 years, America’s use of water has tripled … with at least 36 states having faced water shortages in 2013 and wildfires and droughts already in our 2014 headlines, w...
by The Alternative Consumer on May 29, 2014

Rough Waters Ahead: 4 Alarming Fresh Water Statistics

According to Worldometers, the world’s population grows by roughly 80 million people per year. As the population increases, the demand for fresh water also does. As a matter of fact, it increases at a rate of 64 billion cubic meters per year. T...
by The Alternative Consumer on May 20, 2014

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Restrooms Present Opportunity For Sustainability, Savings

This article from Bradley Corporation discusses how reducing water consumption and paper towel use are among the ways to achieve greener restrooms. The post WEB EXCLUSIVE: Restrooms Present Opportunity For Sustainability, Savings appeared first on To...
by FacilityBlog on Apr 17, 2014

Conservation: Travel Industry Faces Water Crisis That Could Lead to Conflict, Think Tank Warns

Sustainable luxury: hotel guests can consume as much as 8 times as much water as the local population, and this could lead to conflict, a think tank warns..
by Accidental TravelWriter on Mar 21, 2014

Water Conservation in Southern California--It Can Save You Money!

Ironically, on the day of heavy rain last week in Long Beach, drought conditions were officially declared (again) by the City, and water restrictions were officially put into place, and/or reminded of once more. So diners must ask for water...

Landscaping Tip #2 – Your Irrigation Needs: How to Conserve Water in a Florida Friendly Yard

It’s hard to imagine that a state bordered on three sides by water might ever need to think about water conservation. With thousands of lakes and many streams and rivers, Florida seems certifiably drenched. But much of that water is not available f...
by Pest Control Services for Life on Jan 17, 2014


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