Programs to Promote Householders Retrofitting Rain Sensors

Unknown September 12, 2006 04:41 AM
I am looking for research that has identified the perceived barriers and benefits to householders retrofitting their sprinkler system so that it includes a rain sensor that monito…

Water Efficiency in Businesses and Schools

Jacob Rawls Auckland December 10, 2006 10:04 PM
Hello, Can anyone let me know about any projects involving water efficiency in businesses and schools? I am starting a project aimed at getting high-use businesses, as well…

Residential Stormwater Management

Damian MacSeain December 13, 2006 05:01 PM
Our municipal water efficiency plan (Water Smart Peel) is exploring new ways to minimize the (quantitative and qualitative) impacts of residential stormwater on natural waterways.…

Rethinking Rainbarrels as Self-Watering Planters

Lemoine Mindy December 15, 2006 12:07 PM
I'm coordinating with a community development corporation to reduce stormwater in a dense rowhouse neighborhood of Philadelphia. The obvious intervention is rainbarrels, but they …

More on Water Use in Schools

Jacob Rawls Auckland December 19, 2006 12:38 PM
Hello, Thank you to everyone who has sent me messsages about this. I have been inundated with helpful suggestions! Before Xmas I hope to send emails to everyone who emailed m…

Cookie Extracts in Wastewater

Allegra Abramo Seattle February 03, 2007 06:45 AM
I couldn't resist forwarding this. It's a humorous take on a serious issue. (I have not attempted to verify that this is a legitimate source. Here is the link to the article: …

Looking for Programs Aimed at Reduced Road Salt Use

Dari Sassan Plymouth February 06, 2007 01:13 AM
Hello, I am conducting research relating to chloride loading through road salt use in southern New Hampshire. Studies have drawn a correlation between increased use of NaCl f…

Pharmaceuticals in Waste Water

Allegra Abramo Seattle February 06, 2007 08:06 AM
I thought folks would be interested to know that King County WA is piloting a program to have drug stores take back unused pharmaceuticals. They are deposited in locked boxes, and…

Municipal Awareness and Action Campaigns for Outdoor Water Use

Kate Murray Calgary February 14, 2007 08:01 PM
Hello, I work for The City of Calgary in our water services department. We are beginning to prepare for our annual outdoor watering campaign and I was interested in hearing …

Rain-Storing Benches

Lemoine Mindy February 27, 2007 04:34 PM
I posted recently about a Philadelphia University student competition to design alternatives to traditional rainbarrels. While there were many great ideas, the winner took the tra…

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