Irrigation Irrigation technology is developing at a rapid pace to help us use water more efficiently. Take a look at some innovative ideas that are already being implemented around the country:
EPA Watersense Watersense is a partnership program sponsored by the US EPA. Its purpose is to encourage the conservation of water and protection of the environment. Watersense partners include contractors, retailers, and manufacturers offering a wide range of products and ideas for reducing the consumption of water and protecting our existing, dwindling supplies.
Rutgers Water Resources A very informative website for both residential and commercial users. Links include stormwater management, rainwater harvesting, and the NJ Water Quality Research Institute, just to name a few.
Waterprint How much water does it take to create a steak? A pair of blue jeans? To brush your teeth? You'd be surprised. Now you can find out - with the first one-of-a-kind iPhone application that calculates how much water is embedded in our daily lives.
Growing Power Will Allen, former NBA basketball player, has taken a city block in Milwaukee and made it into a farm. Composting, solar power, sustainable agriculture - an amazing story! Watch the YouTube video here.