Posts Tagged ‘water conservation’

nestle water lawsuit

A quick refresher: multiple environmental groups filed lawsuits against Nestle for continuously withdrawing millions of gallons a year from Strawberry Creek in San Bernardino National Forest with a permit that expired in 1988, or over 25 years ago. When the news first broke in 2015 Nestle defended its right to syphon and remove local resources […]

plants that require the most water

Those with a green thumb are well aware that countless houseplants require plentiful water to maintain a full, lush green. A lot of homeowners, especially in drought-stricken areas, have switched to drought-resistant houseplants that require little sustenance to survive and thrive. We’ve previously detailed low-maintenance indoor houseplants that don’t need much water to spring to […]

How Do You Use 100 Gallons of Water a Day

It may seem impossible, but it’s sadly true – according to the Environmental Protection Agency, the average American uses 100 gallons of water per day. That means a family of four goes through 400 gallons of water in 24 hours! With water becoming more and more precious, countless families are looking after our planet’s future […]


Last April, Governor Jerry Brown of California issued sweeping and mandatory water usage restrictions for potable urban water. Now, just over a year later, California has reversed that ruling in spite of (or perhaps because of) the 24% reduction in urban water usage the state has seen since the executive order was issued. California is […]

hand holding soil

Few people cherish water as much as gardeners. They know just how vital water is to life, and how easily it can be wasted. Accordingly, avid gardeners have developed a range of techniques for ensuring their gardens are as water-friendly as possible. If your neighbor’s garden is thriving while yours bleaches under the summer sun, […]