You probably can’t go more than five minutes on any social media platform without seeing videos of people doing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which has been a massively successful fundraising vehicle for the organizations working to find treatments for those with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. While there has been […]
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By Jeffrey Davis of Eco-Snobbery Sucks Did you know that your toilet accounts for over a quarter of your household water usage? According to a study, though an albeit somewhat dated one (1999), by the American Water Works Association Research Foundation, toilet flushes use 26.7% of the total water used in your household Unfortunately, […]
With a population of more than eight million people in its metropolitan area, New York City plays host to some of the most demanding water needs anywhere in the world. Given the inherent problems with maintaining clean water supplies in today’s industrial landscape, excellent water conservation programs are a must for such a city. […]
What is essential to daily life and breaks 850 times every day: a water main somewhere in the United States. In the time it took me to write that sentence one just broke – well, make that two – according to the “Water Main Break Clock” at WatermainbreakClock.com. Since 2000, more than 3,793,942 water mains have […]
The National Retail Federation estimates Americans will spend $465 billion on holiday giving this year. With any luck, a portion of that will be spent buying water conservation gifts. Water conservation is more often thought of as a thing that we do rather than a thing that we give, but this holiday season it can […]
There are many easy, effective ways in which you can conserve water that require very little thinking: turn off the faucet or garden hose, fix those leaks, and use common sense.
With the world’s population approaching 7 billion people, we are encountering a threat of a lack of clean drinking water. Now is the time to start conserving water and considering processes to alleviate the lack of clean drinking water.
Today is World Water Day. We’ve written quite a number of water-related posts on Planetsave over the years, and other sites on the Important Media network have as well. For this year’s World Water Day, I’ve decided to share a number of our good water posts altogether, rather than write yet another article on one or two aspects of this important topic.