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There's A Simple Way To Make A Big Dent In California's Drought. Why Aren't Government Officials Promoting It?

Land Of Thirst | Leighton Woodhouse | Posted 04.08.2015 | Politics

For stories and preparation tips on California’s drought, sign up for the Land of Thirst email newsletter. If just one in ten Southern California...

Going Grey: Greywater Systems Catch on During Drought

Brian Milne | Posted 05.23.2015 | Green
Brian Milne

With more water regulations on the horizon, Californians have to learn to live with less water and start figuring out ways to conserve now.  

Bottles, Bins, and Funnels: Gardening in a Drought With Water You Waste

Jonathan Kim | Posted 07.14.2014 | Green
Jonathan Kim

It takes me less than two days to save enough water to grow more vegetables than I can eat using only simple, inexpensive items and without making any significant changes to my behavior. I find that to be an incredibly powerful and empowering idea.

Innovation Earth: Ed Begley Jr.'s 10,000-Gallon Solution for Drought

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 07.08.2014 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

As one parched Texas town turns to toilets for drinking water, I wonder what the future holds for us here in California -- in the midst of one of the ...

Using Sustainable Water to Plan for the Next Billion

Frank Sesno | Posted 01.09.2012 | Green
Frank Sesno

Greywater is wastewater generated from daily activities like washing dishes and doing the laundry. Finding a better way to manage greywater is essential.

Israelis Changing How They Manage Water

Yermi Brenner | Posted 12.12.2011 | World
Yermi Brenner

Israel is a country currently facing a dangerous imbalance between supply and demand of freshwater. Reuse of greywater -- generated from domestic activities like bathing, washing and laundering -- could contribute to the national goal of saving on water.