It seems like everywhere you go, people are telling you we are in a state of drought, or water levels are low, or blah, blah, blah. What’s the big deal anyway? After all, isn’t 70% of the planet’s surface covered with water? With all that water, why should we have to worry about water conservation? […]
Every year in March we celebrate World Water Day, a day we learn more about, and appreciate more all that water does for us.
Water is a huge part of our lives, even here in Denver. Yet its not something we usually think about.We play in the water at one of the many recreation areas we […]
Protecting and preserving the planet and its resources is vital to future generations. If we do not take care of the planet now, our children and grandchildren will be the ones to suffer the consequences. If everyone will do their part – no matter how big or small – to protect the planet, the future […]
Even though we’ve had a couple of great snowfalls this season doesn’t mean we’re out of the weather yet. Snow equates to water. And without water, we’ll be facing another season of drought this summer here in Colorado.
A large part of the country has been under drought conditions for many months. This has been especially […]
Its January in Denver – where’s the snow? Its hard not to notice how little snow we’ve had this season. And while Denver is down in total snow count, it’s the mountains we need to be most concerned with. Lack of snow means drought conditions this coming summer. Higher fire danger, water restrictions – we […]
Here in Colorado, worrying about our water supply is something we do. We can go months without rain or snow, leaving us wondering what will happen to our landscape next summer.
Water is something we can’t do without. Yet even though it is something we use and consume all the time, its also one of the […]
The weather all across our nation is wild and unpredictable. And here in Colorado as we face another month with very little moisture, the talk is turning once again to living with drought conditions.
There are various ways to conserve water, including taking shorter showers, avoiding watering your lawn or washing your car, and installing energy […]
When water comes into your home, you expect it to be clean. But what about when it leaves your home? Have you ever thought about the road it takes from there?
Water needs to go somewhere after it is used through the various fixtures within your home. Generally, two types of water are created through normal […]
You drink it. You cook with it. You use it every day.
Yet when was the last time you thought about its safety, or whether it was good or bad for you?
We’ve all heard the advice “don’t drink the water” when we head off to third world countries. But here in Colorado, its not something that […]
Water is the liquid of life. Without it, we cannot survive.
Water is necessary for a variety of things other than survival. We use it to clean our homes, our bodies, our dishes, and our clothes. We use it for cooking, keeping our gardens thriving and our lawns green. Water is a refreshing change during the […]
Unless you live near the ocean, you may not give marine ecosystems much thought. They are so far away and don’t really impact your day to day life, so why would you think about them on a regular basis? Well, did you know that even living in the middle of the country, you could still […]