Water tends to pick up contaminants in the process of traveling from the clouds to your tap.
Finding ways to actually help to cut down your water usage and monthly bills is harder than you’d think.
Building a sustainable home does not require a lot of money or time and energy.
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 are ideal human wastewater tracers as they exit the human body essentially unchanged.
Flood waters may have contaminated water softeners and filters with bacteria.
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...
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...
August is national water quality month, and there are a few simple things that area residents can do to reduce water pollution and runoff.
The houses are all eco-friendly and sustainable, with solar panels all over the property and composting toilets.
Thirty-six percent of those surveyed said they are concerned about contaminants in their water.
Municipal regulations meant to protect the environment and the town’s water supply often inadvertently stymie outdoor additions and improvements.
As rainwater flows off of our streets, parking lots, and building rooftops, it picks up all kinds of pollutants.
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.
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...
The EPA has reversed course on fracking since issuing a version of its study a year ago.
Here are some things to consider when maintaining or updating your home’s water drainage system.
Environmental permitting for residential building projects on one acre or less became less complex with a new voluntary Construction General Permit.
As more communities come to value decentralized wastewater treatment, the Wastewater Mega-Conference brings together industry leaders to share information.
Driveways and parking lots can be made significantly eco-friendlier with the installation of permeable systems.