Category Archives: Water conservation

August is National Water Quality Month

As we are thinking about the fun of Labor Day and the last hurrah for Summer, we wanted to re-post this article about Water Quality Month. It’s a good reminder year-round! —— Summer is a time when many people are … Continue reading

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Celebrating National Water Quality Month

Summer is a time when many people are enjoying water in some form or fashion. Whether you’re swimming in the ocean, kayaking down the James, fishing in your favorite lake, or simply enjoying a few giant glasses of water in … Continue reading

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Rain Barrels: The Ultimate Water Conservation Tool

Water conservation is important to preserve our fresh water supply. Lawn and garden watering make up nearly 40% of total household water usage during the summer months. One way to curb this tap water usage is to collect and store … Continue reading

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What is Home Energy Store?

I am often asked, What is Home Energy Store?  The idea really started about 6 years ago- when talking with my dad I asked him if he thought a retail location for saving energy would work.  I really do not … Continue reading

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Rain Water Collection- The Next Big Thing?

Although I have two rain barrels installed at my home, I am very new at understanding rain water collection.  One of mine is used to fill our watering can- something we use often to keep our flowers looking good.  The … Continue reading

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