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A Fracking Fiasco – Forester Network

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This is a wake up call regarding the contamination of drinking water.

“Geologic and groundwater conditions at Pavillion are not unique in the Rocky Mountain region,” says DiGiulio in a press statement. “This suggests there may be widespread impact to underground sources of drinking water as a result of unconventional oil and gas extraction.”

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A Fracking Fiasco – Forester Network

Fracking, a fossil-fuel extraction technique in which drilling companies inject high-pressure liquids (frackwater) into the ground to break open…

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How one man lives off water grid in Tucson

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His move to utility-free water was gradual, starting in 2008. That’s when the Tucson native put in a 3,000-gallon culvert cistern to collect rain falling onto the roof of his westside home.
With the help of Watershed Management Group, Stevenson learned how to reshape his landscape to passively collect rainwater and how to install gray water systems that capture indoor water for outdoor use. http://ow.ly/qzR9307BS0A

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WATER ORGANIZING MODULES (WOMS)

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A comprehensive article from the Permaculture Research institute detailing water treatment for off grid systems.

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“We think we have water in abundance, but that’s just not so”

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“We need to start appreciating how precious each 
litre of fresh water is, and how much of it we are using
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Comments (0) / June 27, 2016 /

Saving Water, Saves Energy

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“The electricity conserved through pumping less water to customers was substantial enough that during peak summer months last year, the savings equaled the combined impact of all energy efficiency programs offered by major investor-owned utilities in California — and at less than a third of the cost.”

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World Water Day

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How did you celebrate World Water day? Didn’t give it a second thought? Maybe you should. Read this insightful article on our most precious resource.

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Comments (0) / March 24, 2016 /

BC drafts Composting Toilet & Greywater legislation

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BC ventures into Composting Toilet & Greywater Practices with this draft legislation.

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