The Story of Stuff Project

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The Story of Stuff Project

Shocking.

#waterislife #storyofbottledwater #takebackthetap

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Ducks Unlimited Canada

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Ducks Unlimited Canada

Let’s take care of our wetlands like they take care of our water!

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Canadian researcher suggests California’s drought could go on for centuries

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Rain gardens blooming across North America

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Check out this article on rain gardens.

Rain gardens blooming across North America

Forward this message to friends and colleague so they can sign up. Contact the editor with feedback or suggestions on news items.

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By building #SoilHealth, we can improve #WaterQuality, make our farms more resil…

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By building #SoilHealth, we can improve #WaterQuality, make our farms more resilient to drought and flood, use less fuel, and grow more food.

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The City of Calgary – Rain Gardens in Calgary

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Check out the rain gardens that have been installed by the City of Calgary.

The City of Calgary – Rain Gardens in Calgary

A rain garden (also known as biofiltration area) is a landscaped plant bed that captures and filters stormwater before it returns to our rivers and…

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Backwater or Eddy Basins

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Backwater or Eddy Basins

by Brad Lancaster © 2016 www.HarvestingRainwater.com Backwater or Eddy Basins These basins are largely self-maintaining, thus they are typically my favorite—especially for do-it-yourselfers. As an …

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Brad Lancaster – Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond

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Brad Lancaster – Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond

Now that my last blog entry has you all fired up to harvest stormwater in Street-Side Eddy Basins—over 50,000 views!—wouldn’t a great next step be to get the skinny on how to make the best-performing eddy basin possible?

After all, successful basins will naturally be much more effective ambassadors of green infrastructure than slapdash ones!

So, I present to you some Important Elevation and Slope Relationships of Eddy or Backwater Basins. While experimentation has its place, read this blog entry to learn from the mistakes (like mine) of those who’ve gone before you.

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Getting a beautiful garden planter for your home that manages stormwater from yo…

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Getting a beautiful garden planter for your home that manages stormwater from your roof + provides beautiful native plants for pollinators is easier (and cheaper!) than you might think. Sign up for a free Rain Check workshop now to beat the spring rush! Upcoming workshops: http://bit.ly/rain-check

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