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  • Darden's Water Conservation

    SOURCE: Darden Restaurants DESCRIPTION:We use water directly in our operations, primarily in our kitchens for preparing and cooking food, hand washing and cleaning, as well as in restaurant restrooms and for landscape irrigation. In FY2009, we set a corporate-wide goal to reduce our direct water ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Christchurch residents to conserve water

    Fifty per cent of Christchurch now has a basic mains water supply following last Tuesday's earthquake, but the city's Civil Defence management has said that people should still conserve water and boil it before drinking. Two hundred portable toilets have been distributed and another 1,200 are due to arrive in the city. Seventy-five per cent of the city now has power as improvements to the ...


  • Challenges in soil and water conservation

    Productive soils and clean water are essential elements for economic and social prosperity and environmental sustainability. Throughout history, civilizations have thrived or collapsed based on the availability of these vital resources. The lack of arable land and evidence of soil degradation have been identified as causes for the fall of many ancient civilizations, such as those in Mesopotamia, ...

  • Water Conservation is the Wave of the Future

    Asheville, NC – October 25, 2007  Many states throughout the nation are experiencing increasing demand on water supplies that are rapidly dwindling due to recent drought conditions.  State and local governments in Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia and California have declared states of emergency for entire counties and issued public advisories for residents to immediately make sharp ...


    By AquaPro Solutions, LLC

  • China conserves water resources

    The Ministry of Water Resources of the People"s Republic of China recently announced a project that uses ERDAS IMAGINE to facilitate conserving and protecting China"s water resources. The solution is being used to identify the areas where the water is being adversely affected by soil erosion. Beijing Digital LandView Company Limited, the authorised ERDAS distributor in China, assisted the ...


  • WWT Technologies and Water Conservation

    WWT Technologies and Water Conservation How to Win the Race for Everyone Waste Management Solutions for Business   Delivered by - Daniel L. Theobald Dan Theobald “Wastewater Dan” The WastewaterWizard How to Win the Race for Everyone Waste Management Solutions for Business   Industry will always lead the way in the adaptation of new ...

  • Is Canada doing enough to conserve water?

    World Water Day took place this week, and public attention in Canada as in many other countries was for a time focused on what clearly is our most valuable natural resource.  Canada has about nine per cent of the world's water supply, according to Environment Canada, but only 0.5 per cent of the world's population. One might interpret ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • BARR awarded for water conservation efforts

    BARR Plastics Inc. was honored to claim their second water conservation award for the year on November 26, presented by the City of Abbotsford. The certificate, received at City Hall by Dean Barrett, co-owner of BARR Plastics Inc., stated to be “in support of BARR’s water conservation efforts that assist in making the City of Abbotsford a sustainable and environmentally conscience ...


    By BARR Plastics Inc.

  • Commercial Systems: The quest for Water Conservation

    Over the past 20 years, private businesses in the U.S. have joined forces with federal and local government to improve the efficiency of water systems, spending billions on infrastructure to reduce waste and save money. Despite their efforts, more than 2 trillion gal of water are still lost every year, according to the American Water Works Assn. (AWWA). So, after all of the investments, why are ...


    By WaterSignal

  • CLCA Wins Water Conservation Award

    March 26, 2010 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE . . . CLCA Wins Water Conservation Award The California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) is pleased to announce it was honored to receive a Silicon Valley Water Conservation Award on World Water Day, March 22, for its Water Management Certification Program. The second annual Silicon Valley Water Conservation Award Luncheon and Water Expo was hosted ...

  • Water Conserving Self Cleaning Filter

    Englewood, NJ -- ORIVAL, Inc. released four new filters in its ORG-Series. One new 4 inch, two new 6 inch automatic self-cleaning filters and a new 8 inch unit bring the series to eight models designed specifically to conserve rinse water. The vertical design of the ORG Series minimizes the footprint while maximizing screen area to provide efficient solids removal with fewer cleaning cycles. ...


    By Orival, Inc.

  • World Nature Conservation Day

    Celebrated on July 28th each year, World Nature Conservation Day recognises the need to protect and conserve the environment for present and future generations. Rapid development is putting pressure on natural resources like air, water, forests, wildlife, fossil fuels & minerals. It is important to sustainably manage the world’s natural resources and ensure ...


    By DelAgua Group

  • EPA Recognizes Sharon, Mass. for Water Conservation Efforts

    EPA recently gave nation recognition to the Town of Sharon, Mass. for the Town’s efforts to educate and inform citizens about practical ways to conserve water and thus save money. The recognition was under EPA’s WaterSense program. The Town of Sharon was awarded for “Excellence in Outreach and Education.” With assistance and input from the Neponset River Watershed ...

  • The nature conservancy and granite environmental

    Granite Environmental, in conjunction with The Nature Conservancy, launched their “Plant a Billion Trees” campaign this week at the International Erosion Control Association’s annual conference, Environmental Connection. After a successful launch, it’s now time to begin the tree planting! Participants at Environmental Connection ’11 ...

  • PHYTO Partners with The Nature Conservancy

    In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, 2012 and beyond, consumers nationwide can help restore the critically endangered Atlantic Forest in Brazil by purchasing a limited edition Phytopolleine. Beginning April 1, 2012, this 100% essential oil scalp treatment will be launched by renowned botanical hair care brand PHYTO and will ...


    By The Nature Conservancy

  • Conservation in the oil sands

    In an effort to prevent irreversible decline of species and biodiversity in Alberta’s Boreal Forest, industry can take important steps to offset their environmental impacts by setting aside or restoring areas of equal or greater value to the lands disturbed. So says a report, Catching Up: Conservation and Biodiversity Offsets in Alberta’s Boreal Forest. The report, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • “CONSERVATION” Describes New Automatic Water Filters

    Englewood, NJ -- ORIVAL, Inc. released four new filters in its ORG-Series at WEFTEC in Dallas, TX. One new 4-inch, two new 6-inch automatic self-cleaning filters and a new 8-inch unit bring the series to eight models designed specifically to conserve rinse water. The vertical design of the ORG Series minimizes the footprint while maximizing screen area to provide efficient solids removal with ...


    By Orival, Inc.

  • Encouraging energy conservation in the home

    Despite high levels of environmental concern in the EU, domestic energy use continues to rise. A recent study has examined the psychology behind energy usage and behaviour change to help inform energy strategies. There are two key strategies for changing the behaviour of the public. Psychological strategies aim to change an individual's views and motivations through education, whereas structural ...

  • Report says conserve water through food efficiency

    As food prices escalate and water scarcity extends worldwide, the best solution to both issues would be a global reduction in wasted food, a new international report says. Inefficient harvesting, transportation, storage, and packaging ruin 50 percent of food, according to the report, which was released last week by the Stockholm International Water Institute, the United Nations Food and ...

  • Make water conservation a priority in the new year

    For many, the beginning of a new year brings the commitment, promise and plan to change one’s lifestyle. Many resolutions are made but difficult to carry out. In the spirit of the new year, California American Water encourages itsVentura County customers to start 2010 out the right way by pledging to cut back daily water use and learn more about water conservation. Making a New Year’s resolution ...


    By American Water

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