Swimming pools, golf courses and car washes, oh my!

| by Larry Acker
Swimming pools, golf courses and car washes, oh my!

You can hardly miss the news of the expanding effects of the drought in California and other areas in the Southwest.  All businesses and homeowners in the region are affected.  Swimming pool installers and their associations are scrambling to justify the use of water for their business survival.  Golf courses, a historically new business on the desert landscape, requires a water supply that stretched a relatively good supply before 2010.  And car washes, restaurants, landscape businesses and, of course, agriculture need water to endure.  When businesses fail, jobs are lost.  And we all know the impact of that cycle.

So, what do we do?  Solutions can be complex, but one that is the most effective, that everyone can do whether you can afford the luxuries floating on the water supply or not, is conserve.  

Route what little rain water you receive to your pool.  Use a pool cover. Golf on brown grass. Let your car get a little dusty.  Everyone knows there is a drought, so do your part and act/look proactive. It getting so if you don’t you are displaying a clear, self-serving purpose.

Award-winning ACT D’MAND Kontrols® Systems, a California-based designer, developer and manufacturer of the highly efficient Structured Plumbing© new home plumbing system has been a leader in water conservation for decades; long before the current drought conditions came to the surface.

Check out how your existing or new home can save 7-10,000 gallons of water every year, and the associated costs to buy and treat that water in your community’s treatment facility. Their proven, easy-to install system is very affordable and has an average ROI of two years. Visit www.gothotwater.com to see how you can get hot water in five seconds while returning the ambient water in your hot water line back to your water heater for reuse instead of running it down the drain.

ACT D’MAND Kontrols Systems are sold throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia, Spain and other countries.  They are designed, developed and made in the USA.


Topics: Water Saving Devices

Companies: ACT D'MAND Systems



Larry Acker
Larry Acker is the CEO of ACT, Inc. D'MAND Kontrol Systems®. Involved with energy, water and energy conservation for 45 years, Larry is considered a leading authority regarding residential water and energy efficiency. Larry has been a featured speaker at major conferences throughout the world supporting ASHRAE, IAMPO, AWWA, ACEEE, PHCC and SB-08. Larry has written featured articles for National Trade Magazines and was the Chairman of the Pacific Coast Builders Conference in 2001. www

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