Tag: Water Conservation

Michigan State Officials Reveal New Water Protection Plan

Michigan has unveiled its new strategy to help protect and restore the state's water resources. Officials say the plan serves to prevent scenarios such as the drinking water crisis suffered by the people of Flint.

Earth/Environment June 11, 2016

California Misses Water Conservation Target By 1 Percent: What's The Next Step?

Californians have fallen short of the 25 percent mandate on water cutback, and penalties await urban water suppliers. State officials are thinking of relaxing water regulations.

Earth/Environment April 6, 2016

Water Shortage Affects 4 Billion People Worldwide

As many as 4 billion people in the world do not have enough water to take care of their basic needs, according to a new study conducted by the University of Twente in the Netherlands. The researchers suggest that more action should be taken to regulate consumption and to practice sustainable ways to use water.

Life February 13, 2016

California Drought Threatens 800 Million Trees: Here Are Some Tips To Help Conserve Water

The drought in California is taking a heavy toll on the state's forests, which stand to lose as many as 58 million trees if the shortage of water continues. To prevent wastage in your own home, here are a few simple tips on conserving water.

Earth/Environment January 1, 2016

200,000 'Shade Balls' Deposited Into LA Reservoir To Battle California's Ongoing Drought

To combat one of California's worst droughts on record, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has implemented a plan to conserve and clean water by dumping thousands of black polyethylene balls into a 175-acre reservoir.

Earth/Environment August 12, 2015

Apple CEO Tim Cook Is Now Investing In Shower Heads

Tim Cook has made an investment in Nebia, a firm that has created a smart shower head that offers not only a luxurious experience but also can reduce water use by up to 70 percent.

Gadgets August 11, 2015

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