Environmental Protection

Conservation


Aquascape Sets Extreme Green Makeover

Residents of the Lakes of Bliss Woods in Sugar Grove, Ill., will benefit when contractors green their neighborhood July 17-18.

Cadiz Moves Forward on Groundwater Storage Plan

This water conservation and storage project involves a broad collection of Southern California water providers.

New Colo. Law Offers Landowners Tax Credit for Water

Farmers and ranchers who donate their water to protect rivers and streams receve an income tax credit.

Rain Bird Seeks Intelligent Use of Water Nominees

Rain Bird is calling for nominations for this year's Intelligent Use of Water Awards.



Texas Lawmakers OK High Efficiency Toilet Bill

Texas lawmakers passed a bill that would establish performance standards for plumbing in the state, including low-flow toilets.

Calif. American Water Speeds up Meter Retrofits

California American Water is planning to install water meters for its flat rate customers in an effort to reduce water consumption during the state's prolonged drought.

Rare, UTEP Degree Program Calls for Grassroots Change

The team has developed a master's degree in communication for conservationists.

Trend Home Rainwater System Uses Goulds Pumps

The home features permeable pavements, structured insulated panels, a tempered passive solar orientation as well as solar electricical generation.

Revised Specs Lower Cost of WaterSense in New Homes

EPA has refined the draft labeling specification for single-family new homes.

FilmL.A. to Recruit Water Conservation Filmmakers

The company is working with Rain Bird on the next Intelligent Use of Water Film Competition.

WaterSmart Meeting Garners High-profile Support

The second annual conference will include the Alliance for Water Efficiency,, GreenPlumbers USA, and the International Center for Water Technology.

Network Emphasizes Conservation in Landscape Work

AquaSave Network is committed to help landscape and irrigation professionals thrive despite drought and water demand conditions.

AWE Notes Water Efficiency Bills in Congress

The Alliance for Water Efficiency particularly noted a measure that would provide $50 million for a water efficiency and conservation rebate program.

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