Earth Day celebrates it’s 40th anniversary this year and is throwing its weight behind worldwide water projects. And water-related actions are growing, getting U.S. citizens to care, and contribute.
Using your gray water—wastewater generated by your sink, shower, washing machine & dishwasher—can cut utility bills while reducing your water footprint…
Tropical storms and invasive species are endangering Louisiana’s drinking water supply.
Designers are scheming up new and sometimes counterintuitive solutions for rising water levels.
Call it reverse snob appeal. These days, it’s the tap water enthusiasts, concerned about the growing mountains of plastic waste, who get to act self-righteous.
From inter-sex fish in the Potomac River to frog mutations in Wisconsin, federal officials are spending this summer studying the effects of pharmaceuticals such as pain killers and depression medicine on the environment, because the drugs have turned up in America’s drinking water.
A solar hot water heater could save you money on utility bills and also help mitigate the effects of runaway climate change.
Because it is surrounded by oceans, many Australians have wondered for years if desalinization could provide fresh water to the country’s growing population. But desalinization is an energy-intensive process and has thus far proven prohibitively expensive. Now, two Australian companies have joined forces to test a unique desalinization plant that is run on wave energy.
Homeowners can prevent pollutants from harming surface and groundwater by installing a rain garden, a pond-like recess shaped like a saucer or shallow bowl.
If you are bothered by the smell of trace amounts of chlorine in your tap water, expose it in a clear, uncovered bottle to the sun’s rays for an hour and the smell will dissipate.