At Rainwater Recovery Inc. we are passionate believers in the statement: “We’ve got to get drinking water out of the irrigation water. And toilet water, and make-up water, and…” This blog showcases people and organizations who are figuring out ways to do just that. As well as reducing drinking water demand for cooling tower makeup, fire suppression, [...]Learn More
The October 19, 2009 Water Efficiency Newsletter ran a fascinating piece entitled ‘Drought, Demand, and the GW Bogeyman.’ The message is compelling: In short, studies are showing that water shortages in the southeastern U.S. (think metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia and neighboring states) have less to do with drought conditions than they do with prolonged mismanagement of the [...]
By Executive Order, President Obama this week extended the Federal government’s commitment to sustainable design and environmental performance for government facilities by setting sustainability goals for all Federal agencies. The Order set specific, although rather extended, milestones for achieving water savings as well as energy, waste and greenhouse gas emissions.
Most notable for the water and [...]
In The Wall Street Journal last week, Roger Bate reviewed “Planet Water” by Steve Hoffmann. It sounds fascinating in some ways and really hard in others, so we are glad that Bate went to all the trouble to read it for us, and pull out the good stuff. Like this: “Parts of St. Louis’s sewer [...]