Floodplain management is a valuable land resources management strategy for residential and commercial water use.
Water-wise Landscaping Best Practices
WaterSense, a partnership program sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, makes it easy for Americans to save water and protect the environment. Look for the WaterSense label to choose quality, water-efficient products.
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Xeriscape Landscaping for Water Conservation
Information About Protected U.S. Lands
Colorado River Shrinks from unsustainable use during 10 year drought
"GRIM FORECAST FOR FUTURE WATER SUPPLY FROM THE COLORADO RIVER"
Storm Water Permits
Tips for Water Conservation in Landscapes
Navajo Nation Recognized for Water Protection and Drinking Water Achievements
Urban River Revitalization Provides New Uses for "Living Water"
California Drought Opens Gray Water Approval Statewide
California regulators have opened the floodgates for using "gray water" by issuing an emergency decision that allows residents to create simple water-reuse systems without a construction permit.
Save gardening water with SIP - sub-irrigation planters
Urban Lakes and Streams Contaminated with PAH from Sealcoat
Chesapeake Bay strategies for accelerating cleanup of the nation's largest estuary and its vast watershed.
Pesticide Levels in Corn Belt Rivers
Spiders play large role as sentinels of contaminants in aquatic, riparian ecosystems
Spiders that live near water may be an effective warning system for contaminants in aquatic ecosystems, according to a new USGS and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency study.
Car Habitat Creates Flooding!
Did you know... 65% of new impervious cover can be classified as car habitat!
Federal Agencies Required to Reduce Stormwater Runoff
Local Agriculture Reduces Environmental Impact
Hydroponics from Pee... and Open Source Water Innovation
Humans pee! Yep, and a lot.
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Maximize the Efficiency of Your Smart Controller
Conserving water is especially important in outdoor landscape irrigation. We have the technology -- we need the will to work smarter with irrigation controllers.
Water recycling makes water reuse feasible with community or location-based water recycling systems such as grey water or purple pipe distribution.
Droughts affect landscaping survival, agricultural production, wildlife survival, climate change and quality of life for all species. Drought monitoring is an important water management tool to conserve water.
How to save and protect marine resources for ocean habitat, food production, climate change reduction and oxygen production.