Do You Know Your Water Filter Basics?

Do You Know Your Water Filter Basics?

Water tends to pick up contaminants in the process of traveling from the clouds to your tap.

6 Ways to Cut Your Water Bill in Half

6 Ways to Cut Your Water Bill in Half

Finding ways to actually help to cut down your water usage and monthly bills is harder than you’d think.

Five easy things you can do to make your home more sustainable

Five easy things you can do to make your home more sustainable

Building a sustainable home does not require a lot of money or time and energy.

Infographic: Water Conservation in the Home

Infographic: Water Conservation in the Home

Only a very small portion of the Earth’s water is fit for human consumption, so we need to be very careful in our use of water domestically.

Artificial Sweeteners in Groundwater Indicate Contamination from Septic Systems

Artificial sweeteners are ideal human wastewater tracers as they exit the human body essentially unchanged.

What You Should Know About Clean Water if Your Home Has Been Flooded

What You Should Know About Clean Water if Your Home Has Been Flooded

Flood waters may have contaminated water softeners and filters with bacteria.

4 Ways Infrastructure Will Continue to Align with Environmental Practices

4 Ways Infrastructure Will Continue to Align with Environmental Practices

Environmental sustainability has become a hallmark of community planning in areas all over the world. As more countries are affected by climate change, air pollution, flooding problems and water shortages, effective strategies for managing these problems must be being developed...

Plumbing Safety Tips for Hurricane Preparation

Plumbing Safety Tips for Hurricane Preparation

If you're dealing with rain and flooding from hurricanes and tropical storms, there are some things you can do to prepare your home. Check all downspouts and roof gutters to ensure they are securely fastened, free of debris and draining...

6 Tips for Better Home Water Quality

6 Tips for Better Home Water Quality

August is national water quality month, and there are a few simple things that area residents can do to reduce water pollution and runoff.

Video | Veteran Builds Tiny Home Village for Homeless Vets

Video | Veteran Builds Tiny Home Village for Homeless Vets

The houses are all eco-friendly and sustainable, with solar panels all over the property and composting toilets.

Survey: More Americans Concerned About Water Quality

Survey: More Americans Concerned About Water Quality

Thirty-six percent of those surveyed said they are concerned about contaminants in their water.

Permeable Pavers Manage Water Runoff

Permeable Pavers Manage Water Runoff

Municipal regulations meant to protect the environment and the town’s water supply often inadvertently stymie outdoor additions and improvements.

Homeowners Can Reduce Stormwater Runoff From Their Property

Homeowners Can Reduce Stormwater Runoff From Their Property

As rainwater flows off of our streets, parking lots, and building rooftops, it picks up all kinds of pollutants.

Environmental Impact: How Our Waste Water Impacts The Earth Around Us

Environmental Impact: How Our Waste Water Impacts The Earth Around Us

Most people don't think much about what happens to their water once it goes down the drain. Wastewater from residential and industrial sources is a serious issue for communities and the environment.

Tips On Choosing Water Filtration Systems

Tips On Choosing Water Filtration Systems

Recent news about the quality of water that enters your home has brought to light the potential dangers lurking in tap water. Homeowners are puzzled as to what they can do to keep their family safe. "Modern homes have many...

EPA Says Fracking May Be Contaminating Groundwater After All

EPA Says Fracking May Be Contaminating Groundwater After All

The EPA has reversed course on fracking since issuing a version of its study a year ago.

Preventing Winter Water Drainage Issues The Eco-Friendly Way

Preventing Winter Water Drainage Issues The Eco-Friendly Way

Here are some things to consider when maintaining or updating your home’s water drainage system.

New EPA regs make stormwater compliance easier for small projects

New EPA regs make stormwater compliance easier for small projects

Environmental permitting for residential building projects on one acre or less became less complex with a new voluntary Construction General Permit.

Wastewater Mega-Conference tackles water treatment issues

Wastewater Mega-Conference tackles water treatment issues

As more communities come to value decentralized wastewater treatment, the Wastewater Mega-Conference brings together industry leaders to share information.

Permeable pavers reduce stormwater pollution

Permeable pavers reduce stormwater pollution

Driveways and parking lots can be made significantly eco-friendlier with the installation of permeable systems.

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