We’re sure our LA readers have heard about the individual who has been recognized informally as California’s Wet Prince of Bel Air, as The Center for Investigative Reporting titled the individual. Pseudonyms aside, this person/household has become a notorious figure in the water world, especially in the realm of drought shaming, and here’s why: this […]
We’re really beginning to see the residual effects of the drought. Of course, shortening personal water usage is a must, but the means by which we’ve achieved this is sometimes a little preposterous. For instance, instead of letting one’s lawn just turn brown as a symbol of solidarity with fighting California’s drought, we’re seeing people […]
In the face of extreme drought conditions bestowed upon California, we now turn our attention to reducing our water footprint. As you can infer, the term “water footprint” references our individual water-use habits and the overall impact it may leave on our finite water supply. There are numerous ways to reduce the use, many of […]
Rainwater reclamation and reuse systems are known for conserving water on a massive scale, a notable achievement in and of itself. But, in some cases, it can save a person’s livelihood while making the job of firefighters more practical and cost effective. A recent publication suggests that the widespread use of rainwater capture systems can […]
The latest publications are suggesting that this year’s El Nino will be comparable to Godzilla. That being the case, we can’t help but ask: what role can our rainwater capture systems play? The answer is this: a huge one! This year’s El Nino, according to NASA climatologists, has the potential to be unprecedented in severity. […]
16 of the last 28 years have been negative Snow Level Water Equivalents El Nino doesn’t guarantee Snow Pack California has a long way to go. California’s current Snow Water Equivalents by Region – http://cdec.water.ca.gov/cdecapp/snowapp/sweq.action Most of us assume if we have more rain, like that which is expected in the upcoming El Nino event, […]
When Tom Brady and Gisele Bunchen were planning their new home they wanted it to have an aggressive “environmental conscience”. To utilize and take full advantage of the latest, most advanced conservation and reuse technology.
Here’s an interesting Blog entry from the “green” division at Colliers International, the highly respected global real estate services organization: “I am at Greenbuild in Chicago and should have more case studies to point to the economic benefits of green and building efficiencies. There is an economic payback and value proposition to green but […]