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The Outlook for Water Availability in Your Region

The Outlook for Water Availability in Your Region

By Robin Jacobs, Posted March 5th, 2014

Will water shortages worsen, altering daily life even in the next ten years?

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Megadroughts ahead?  Let’s all cut water use by 20%

Megadroughts ahead? Let’s all cut water use by 20%

By Eartheasy.com, Posted February 6th, 2014

We can make a difference right now with a few household adjustments — our ecosystem may hang in the balance.

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Harvesting Rainwater for Residential Water Security

Harvesting Rainwater for Residential Water Security

By Sheila Harrington, Posted February 3rd, 2014

Harvested rainwater is an excellent source of water for both potable and nonpotable uses.

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The 5 Best Ways to Save Water During a Drought

The 5 Best Ways to Save Water During a Drought

By Eartheasy.com, Posted August 6th, 2012

With drought conditions scorching much of the US and predicted to become the ‘new normal’ in some regions, we each need to become experts at conserving water.

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How to Prepare for a Heat Wave

How to Prepare for a Heat Wave

By Eartheasy.com, Posted July 19th, 2011

These simple measure you can take to keep cool will also reduce your energy use…

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How to Save Water During a Heat Wave: 5 Easy Ways

How to Save Water During a Heat Wave: 5 Easy Ways

By Eartheasy.com, Posted July 13th, 2011

Because we need more water in hot, dry weather, our wise use of limited water resources is especially important…

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A commons approach to conserving community water supplies

A commons approach to conserving community water supplies

By Randall Amster, Posted April 12th, 2011

To protect our water, we should look to real life examples of communities who still manage resources collectively.

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No Impact Week, Day 6 – Friday: Water

No Impact Week, Day 6 – Friday: Water

By Aran Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted January 11th, 2011

Soak up the personal benefits of using less water!

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Composting Toilets for Self-Sufficient Living: Is One Right For You?

Composting Toilets for Self-Sufficient Living: Is One Right For You?

By Ellen Bell, Posted October 7th, 2010

In an off-grid living environment, composting toilets are ideal because many models do not require water or electricity.

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WECalc – an online tool to help you save water at home

WECalc – an online tool to help you save water at home

By Eartheasy, Posted September 21st, 2010

You can save water at home — and save energy, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and save money in the process!

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Simple Technology Restores Dried up Rivers, Watersheds

Simple Technology Restores Dried up Rivers, Watersheds

By Adam Davidson-Harden and Jay Walljasper, On the Commons.org, Posted July 5th, 2010

Drawing on indigenous Indian knowledge of geology, hydrology and ecology, Rajendra Singh helped to save a watershed.

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Water Storage Tips

Water Storage Tips

By Eartheasy, Posted January 18th, 2010

In most emergency situations, fresh drinking water is the most important item you can store…

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The toilet that can help solve our water and energy problems

The toilet that can help solve our water and energy problems

By Gar Smith, Earth Island Journal, Posted January 4th, 2010

There is a ‘toilet revolution’ taking shape – with tankless toilets which save water while reducing watershed pollution.

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Tips for Installing a Rainwater Collection System

Tips for Installing a Rainwater Collection System

By Greg Seaman, Posted March 15th, 2009

In many areas of the country, conserving water has become an urgent priority…

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