Can we just take a deep breath and enjoy this moment? We are always moving on to the next thing, we believe so strongly that we are doing good for the environment and we can’t do enough, but just for this moment, can we please say Thank You—to the universe, to Mayor Bloomberg, to the [...]

Water spotters

Posted on June 22nd, 2009 by Phil in Phil Says

A San Diego, CA suburb has come up with an ingenious approach to enforcing water conservation regulations: the Neighborhood Watch Program!
At the risk of pitting neighbor against neighbor, the City of Poway, California has instituted a web- and phone- based reporting system for residents to report water wasting practices such as sprinklers operating during rain [...]

Friend of Rainwater, Paul Lauenstein, has come up with a very interesting approach to sustainable lawn care.  I know this fellow and he is committed on a local level to sustainable practices.  I think his idea is worthy of support of the sustainable community—so please take a look at his brief write up and give support [...]

Water for investment

Posted on June 2nd, 2009 by Water Nymph in Uncategorized, Why Not?

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 [...]

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