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... the E.P.A. wants to do What ?? [#monitor water use]...

.. monitoring water use in the home is no big shock . Those dummies can get reports from the utilities for a homeowners ‘ or a renters ‘ water use per month … 56 more words

Personal Opinion

GA EPD: The Time to Prepare For Drought is Now

This week’s blog is written by Marilyn Hall, Water Conservation Coordinator for Athens-Clarke County, Georgia

We are in between droughts.  There is no better time to prepare.   1,013 more words

Author Stephen Leahy to Speak at Canadian Club Feb 18

Canadian Club of Halton Peel to host award-winning international environmental journalist Stephen Leahy at the Oakville Conference Centre  Thursday, February 18, 2016

 Stephen, author of “Your Water Footprint: The Shocking Facts About How Much Water We Use To Make Everyday Products”, will show how our entire society runs on water NOT oil.  108 more words


'Smart' showerhead tells you how much water you're using

Homeowners looking to reduce their water bill  might benefit from a soon-to-be-released “smart” showerhead.

The Hydrao was unveiled at this month’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. 375 more words


Water consumption - Where it's bad to be first runner up.

About a year ago, I spent a bit of time trying to find a nice graphic comparing per capita household water consumption by county. I was fairly specific in my needs in that it had to include Canada, it had to be fairly recent, in litres / person / day and it had to come from a credible source.   291 more words

Water Infrastructure

Shale gas & pollution - what goes down the well.

There are two things that can be said about shale gas and pollution.  The first is that there is a lot of rubbish, some deliberately so, talked about the dangers of drilling for shale gas.  314 more words

Bill Butterworth

Stephen Leahy and L.E. Carmichael win top prizes for Canadian science writing

Stephen Leahy won the prestigious Lane Anderson Award for best Canadian science writing in the adult category for his 2014 book, Your Water Footprint. Based in Uxbridge, Ontario, Leahy reveals the astonishing amount of fresh water used to manufacture the products in our daily lives, from the clothes we wear, the food we eat and the music we listen to. 128 more words