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My Gift to Omaha's Sewer

Our lawn sprinklers are getting a free ride.

Omaha has undertaken a massive sewer separation project mandated by the federal government. It will cost more than $1 billion. 278 more words

Economics

From the Ogallala to the Dust Bowl

She called me to say goodnight.  We talked about the Ogallala.  Her voice cracked.  Not quite 13 years old.  It’s in her blood, like the way the Ogallala flows through the pipes. 1,063 more words

Conservation

Go Vegan - Save Water, Feed An Additional 1.8 Billion People

The following information (italics) comes from the recently published, “Diet Change – A Solution to Reduce Water Use?” an open access article.

Go Vegan, Save Water… 376 more words

Veganism

Drought in Central America - Sequía en Centroamérica

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Sometimes, it´s easy to get caught up in the news of the day – Ukraine, Gaza, ISIS – that other news items go unnoticed. So, for example, that Central American agricultural producers are being hit extremely hard this year after a disease called coffee leaf rust destroyed many export crops. 700 more words

Food Security

Four things that use water at home

I’ve been doing some reading about water and sanitation around the world and I came across some on the UN website that shocked me.

They say that on average in… 431 more words

Of Water and of Meat

Hi y’all, welcome to a new ‘what I’ve been reading!’ So much good information out on the internet these days…

First up, National Geographic (my love) has an awesome article on… 653 more words

Consumption Habits

Denver Water customers not “that guy” in July

By Lindsay Weber, Denver Water demand planner

We would like to thank our customers for not being “that guy” this July.

Denver Water’s 2014 Use Only What You Need campaign, … 178 more words

Denver Water