Tag Archive: water conservation

Jan 02

The Ins and Outs of a Septic System

Proper care and maintenance is key for maintaining private septic systems. Don’t let this info go to waste: In a septic system, a pipe runs from the house to a septic tank where solids get separated from wastewater, which then flows out of the tank and into a drain field. Terry Gibb, senior educator with …

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Jan 03

We’ve Got Spirit, Yes We Do – for Saving Water!

Didja hear the one about the wolf who helped college students save water? We did—and it’s good. Listen up: One wolf, one mission to unite a campus community around water conservation. Loyola University’s school mascot, Lu wolf, gave some teeth to the theory that group identity (social science speak for a shared sense of belonging) …

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Nov 30

Personal Water Conservation

Individual efforts to use water more efficiently can collectively make a big difference.   Transcript of the Audio Podcast: California residents’ efforts to conserve water provide inspiration for all… on this CurrentCast. Many areas of California and the American Southwest are in the midst of one of the worst droughts in recent history. The lengths …

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