On the third day of water-saving Christmas…

Effort around the holiday season is tough for some to muster.  Usually, the lack of effort is on the part of the giver.  We’ve all received a calendar that so astounds us by its lack of relevance that we’re certain the giver played “pin the tail (or in this case… Read More

On the second day of water-saving Christmas…

We all have that person in our lives so obsessed with cleanliness that before entering their home we need a full briefing on the do’s and don’ts of appropriate footwear and drink placement.  Likewise, we all know the person so comfortable with a life of squalor and filth they have… Read More

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2008-12-12

Daily Water Tip: Choose shrubs and groundcovers instead of turf for hard-to-water areas such as steep slopes and isolated strips. # Researching 12-days-o-xmas water conservation products and found Brita. Great product, cool site, Bahumbug on SEO http://tinyurl.com/68osyk # Daily Water Tip: When doing laundry, match the water level to the… Read More

I Think Somebody Should be Sending Some Chocolates

This post originally appeared on the green marketing blog at parkhowell.com As Fast Company magazine put it, “This should go down in the annals of bad sustainability marketing.” Nestle Waters threatened to sue Miami-Dade County in Florida because the county aired a public service radio campaign that said their water… Read More

Introducing the “Water – Use It Wisely 12 Days of Christmas”

The holidays are in full swing and rapidly approaching as evidenced by the look of panic hanging over those still searching for the perfect gift.  We’re betting that if you’re like us, most of the gifts you’ve received through the years have either gone back to their place of origin… Read More

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2008-12-05

Thinking about a fridge for xmas? Some are cooled with wasted flows of water. Upgrade to air cooled appliances for major water savings # Daily Water Tip: Install covers on pools and spas and check for leaks around your pumps. # Daily Water Tip: When washing dishes by hand, don’t… Read More

Water treatment plant closure gives everyone a chance to conserve…

In a recent Los Angeles Times article, reporter Ann Simmons points to the fact that the water supply in Antelope Valley, California is set to be greatly reduced starting Dec. 7 for dramatic system upgrades. From Dec. 7 to Dec. 13 the 165,000 residents of Antelope Valley and its surrounding… Read More

5 Ways to Change the World of Water

Say hello to our guest blogger, Jered Love, from our friends at WaterDrop Turn the tap on and let it run for about a minute. Now turn it off. You’ve just used two gallons of water. That might not seem like a lot to you, but you’ve just used the… Read More

The Art of Water Conservation

Conserving water is not just about not using water (double negative intended). It’s also about reclamation and reuse. That’s why we at Water – Use It Wisely are always intrigued by how items get recycled and re-purposed, sometimes in the most peculiar and inspirational ways. Meet Nemo Gould.  He is… Read More

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2008-11-28

You’ve got it rolling @valleywater. Nice work with social media. You’re definitely a pioneering h2o provider with your water comm. # Welcome @greenmoms. Glad you’re following. Check out the “Tip Tank” game https://wateruseitwisely.com/kids/ Great for kids! # WUIW Water Saving Tip – Spreading a layer of organic mulch around plants… Read More

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