How to avoid a future of water shortages in Australia

The Australian government’s decision to stop water conservation is part of a larger effort to reduce the country’s dependence on imported water.The move comes after Australia’s government announced last week that the country would no longer buy its water from foreign nations.Australia’s water is currently supplied by the federal government.The government said that it was …

Why Fresno is using water from rain to save money

Fresno, California — The rain that’s been falling is finally paying off.The city is using about $1.5 billion in rainwater that’s gathered at a new reservoir and pumping it out into the San Joaquin River and other streams in the drought-stricken city.Fresno has been getting its water from the water stored at the Lake Oroville …

Prowler Water Conservation Program in Tennessee sets goal to help save $2.2 billion

Prowlers are small water purification devices used by the state of Tennessee to help prevent water pollution.But for the last year the state has been working to use the devices to help people reduce water use and save money on their water bills.The state announced a $2 million grant program in July to help communities …

How to save water on your water bill

On a sunny afternoon, the small office building is buzzing with activity.A few dozen employees have gathered to answer questions about water conservation.But the office is quiet, save-water-a-thon, as the water conservation team has just begun their work.A small crowd of people gather nearby, with the occasional passing customer.There are also several men wearing bright …

How to save water on the road

When it comes to saving water in the car, Tucson has a long way to go.While it is easy to think of Tucson as the greenest city in the nation, it’s actually not.There are more than 1,000 miles of bike lanes, many of which are on busy freeways.Tucson’s bike share system only allows drivers to …

How to reduce your water use in Queensland by 2025

The number of households using water for drinking and heating purposes has doubled in the past decade, and as more people become aware of the water crisis, there is growing concern about the impact of this on the environment.“This is really a public health crisis, it’s a public service, it impacts on us all,” said …

How to save water in your home

There is a new wave of water conservation techniques aimed at saving water in homes.The latest is an initiative to water protect your water-saving gadgets.For the first time, the Water Management Institute is offering a water-optimisation guide to help home owners save water.“The most important thing you can do is use the best water-management technology …

Australia’s waste water conservation campaign hits a milestone

The Waste Water Conservation Campaign has recorded a milestone of 1,000 signatures to demand action from the Federal Government over water conservation policies, with more than half of the signatures in the state of Victoria.The petition was launched by the group in December, but has now reached the 2,000 signature mark in time for the …

‘Extremely difficult’ to remove algae from water in Japan, study says

Experts are urging the world’s largest producer of bottled water to reduce the levels of algae and remove harmful toxins from its waters to help fight climate change.The United States, Canada and the European Union all rely on the Tokyo-based Sapporo-based Tokyo-listed Daiso to supply water for their populations.But the Tokyo Environment Agency said in …