One of the best ways to start conserving water is to take the first steps at home. As the first certified green plumbing company here in Colorado, we take conservation seriously. And we pass along the advice and information to you to help you make changes in our life as well. Even the tiniest change […]
This week we celebrated World Water Day, a campaign designed to
raise awareness about sustaining healthy ecosystems and human well being through addressing the increasing water quality challenges in water management.
raise the profile of water quality by encouraging governments, organizations, communities and individuals around the world to actively engage in proactively addressing water quality through pollution […]
Here in Colorado, last summer was ranked in the top 15th percentile of wettest summers, and in the bottom 15th percentile of hottest summers. Will it be similar this summer? Only time will tell.
But no matter what type of weather we do have, water conservation should be at the top of our minds. Last year […]
Even when Colorado has above average snowfall, and water restrictions are limited, it’s still important to focus in on how we can conserve water in our daily lives. In addition to saving money on your water bill each month, water conservation also helps keep lakes, reservoirs and water tables high, reducing overall pollution in our […]
Knowing what your carbon footprint is isn’t the only way to start conserving. Knowing your water footprint can also help you learn more about your home water usage, and begin to look for ways to conserve. Let’s start by asking the question, “how much water do use on average every day?” […]
What’s the easiest way to reduce your water footprint? Think toilet water. Flush toilets aren’t new; the first patent for a flushing toilet was issued to Alexander Cummings in 1775. Every home has one (or more), and it’s something we simply can’t live without. Yet with all the talk about water […]
1. Conserve water when washing dishes by hand by filling up both sink basins with water. Wash in one; rinse in the other. If you only have one basin, wash several dishes before you rinse. 2. Scrape plates, pots and pans into a compost or the trash rather than rinsing with water. […]
Denver Water is offering seven kinds of rebates for its residential customers interested in improving energy efficiency within the home, and for those customers interested in taking a step towards green living.
Rebates are available throughout 2009 for all purchases that meet Denver Water’s qualifications. Rebates include:
· $150 on a high-efficiency clothes washer
· $125 on […]
The Town of Castle Rock is committed to water conservation as its population continues to grow. As a part of its water conservation program, Castle Rock is offering several incentive rebates to help you reduce your consumption of water. Rebates include: · $150 for the purchase of a high-efficiency clothes washer […]
Aurora Water is also taking part in the rebate program. If you replace your old toilets with a Low-Flow Toilet, or replace your washer with a High-Efficiency Washer, you may qualify for a rebate. Aurora is offering $25 on a low flow toilet (1.6 gpf) or up to $150 on a high-efficiency […]
If you live in the Colorado Springs Water District, you have a number of options for water rebates this year. Colorado Springs is offering many different programs for its residents including · up to $125 rebate for a WaterSense Toilet · $75 rebate on […]
Living in Colorado means we’re used to a dry climate. Even when we get rainy days like we’ve had the past couple of weeks, the hot Colorado sun will soon be upon us. Use these 10 tips to help you save water around your home – and become a little greener in the process. […]