Water Conservation





5/13/2016
Water is the liquid-gold standard for off-grid sustainability. However, how does a new off-grid homesteader prepare for their water needs? Here are some simple tips from seasoned veterans on how to successfully have a backup plan for water.
5/3/2016
There quite a few home improvement projects to help increase your energy efficiency including updating your home's floors, bathroom, as well as your water system.
7/13/2015
I’ve done what I can to reduce our household water usage; I am not sure how I could cut down any further and still keep my vegetable garden alive. These are the steps I have taken over the years. Use these five simple techniques to conserve water (and save money) on your homestead.
5/11/2015
Gardening in containers can address a number of gardening situations such as adding color to a patio, controlling soil pH, allowing sensitive plants to be portable, and water conservation.
10/2/2014
A gravity watering system can consist of a cistern to save roof top rain water and elevated tanks to gravity feed this water to your garden. As climate change makes rain less predictable, you can both water your garden and help save ground water.
8/22/2014
Enter the Take a Second contest and win great prizes! http://takeasec.org/
6/17/2014
The Drought Pod experiment assists growing tomatoes in drought.
6/3/2014
Planting a water-smart garden with native plants can help you save water when temperatures heat up.
4/15/2014
Explore ways to reduce both your direct and indirect water footprint. Reducing your water footprint could make a huge different to both the environment and finances.
3/19/2014
Chase down household leaks and fix them to save water and money during the Earth Gauge #FixALeak Week.
2/25/2014
HOMEGROWN blogger and Bay Area homesteader Rachel outlines strategies for responsible drought gardening in her home state of California--or anywhere.
11/26/2013
Whether you’re traveling or staying home, try these tips for a healthy & environmentally-friendly Thanksgiving. www.earthgauge.net/?p=33317
6/13/2013
Protect and enjoy our nation’s 70,000 miles of rivers during National Rivers Month.
4/30/2013
KOR Water has announced the reusable Nava filtering water bottle.
3/20/2013
Rain gardens provide many benefits including filtering out pollutants and keeping runoff out of city storm sewers.
3/11/2013
March 10-16, 2013 is National Groundwater Awareness Week and groundwater provides over 40 percent of U.S. population with drinking water. You can protect water quality at home by conserving water.
1/14/2013
Tips on how to save energy, water and fuel at home and on the road in 2013!
11/13/2012
November 11-17, 2012 is Geography Awareness Week and the theme is 'interdependency' this year.
10/1/2012
Explanation of what bioretention systems are and how they are used to reduce and filter storm water runoff.
8/31/2012
More than 15 tips for saving water inside your home and outside in your yard and garden. Reducing your water use will not only lower your water bills and help prevent water shortages during drought periods in your area. It also...
8/6/2012
Tips on how to save water at home and protect water quality during National Water Quality Month.
6/18/2012
June is National Rivers Month! Help protect your local waterways with these simple tips.
3/20/2012
Tips on how to protect local wildlife and water bodies during the spring thaw.
3/12/2012
Save water from March 12-18, 2012 during Fix a Leak Week!
2/21/2012
Installing a rain gauge can help determine how much water your plants really need.
12/19/2011
Tips to save energy and water during the holiday season.
10/3/2011
Tips on how to conserve water in the fall with weather-based irrigation controllers.
8/15/2011
Tips for water conservation during a drought.
1/20/2011
Simran Sethi discusses easy (and free) ways to reduce your water footprint.
1/11/2011
Dole, with 2009 net revenues of $6.8 billion, is the world's largest producer and marketer of high-quality fresh fruit and fresh vegetables, and is the leading producer of organic bananas and producer/shipper of organic pineapples.
11/8/2010
Quirky behaviors involving shaving, moisturizing, socks and water conservation!
10/25/2010
Simran Sethi interviews Tom Kostigen about water waste and conservation.
7/6/2010
Don't miss Blue August, a month-long event with special programming from Planet Green that will motivate you to become more aware of the world's oceans.
6/15/2010
Water conservation can help you save big on money and energy. Here are a few ways to help you conserve water at home by simply using water-efficient appliances. 
6/2/2010
The Niagara Conservation Corporation has developed a new pressure-assisted toilet, the Stealth, which uses even less water than your standard pressure-assisted toilet.
5/13/2010
Three-day workshop announcement on net zero energy homes by leading authority on energy efficiency and renewable energy, Dan Chiras. Learn how to reduce your utility bill through conservation, effriciency, & clean, affordable, renewable energy.
6/1/2008
Learn more about how you can reuse waste water from your home.




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