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Water-saving tip for gardens: Re-use water!

Gray water is water that’s not clean enough for drinking, but is fine for using in vegetable and flower gardens. It can include gently used water from showers, baths, dishwashing and laundry. 166 more words


Building Site and Waste Water Permitting

Things have been moving slowly around here.  All we are really doing this year is getting the house built, but in order to be living out here there is a ton to do too.  106 more words


Fighting The Good Fight; Whatever It May Be

I had an amazing conversation yesterday. We discussed the fact that as I work towards my environmental/life goals I feel I have stagnated in my efforts. 182 more words


Rainwater and other dry topics

We recently have had a flow of interest in topics covering water collection, and water … dissemination.     So in the spirit of disseminating information on a topic that has wet a lot of interest here is a synopsis of useful info on rainwater harvesting, greywater and … you guessed it… composting toilets. 1,301 more words

Staying Drought and Decor Conscious (Or How to Choose a Bucket)

If you were to look around my home you’d find I’ve placed buckets in the tub, shower, and sinks. The reason? I am intent on conserving water during the drought by capturing as much of our household water for reuse in my gardens and flushing the toilet. 496 more words


Scripps Ranch woman uses greywater to create firebreak

SAN DIEGO – A Scripps Ranch woman has tapped into a new way of saving water while protecting her home from a fire.

“I think it’s a win, win – I protect my house and I save water,” said Kathy Smith. 208 more words


“Water” – A Glossary for Creative Kids by Willi Paul, Planetshifter.com


“Water” – A Glossary for Creative Kids by Willi Paul, Planetshifter.com Media

Some Examples:

A sun shower is a meteorological phenomenon in which rain falls while the sun is shining. 603 more words