This October, the popular PBS show ‘Ask This Old House’ will have a special episode focusing on the extreme #drought in the West and what homeowners can do to help avoid disaster. According to show producer Heath Racela, “The episode opens with Kevin and Richard touring Lake Mead (in Nevada), which is the largest man-made […]
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As Lake Mead drops below the half full mark and long term forecasts it to be a ‘dead pool’ by 2036, don’t despair. Conservation efforts (like shorter showers) can help in the short term, giving longer term solutions time to be developed and save Las Vegas from becoming a ghost town. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/10932785/The-race-to-stop-Las-Vegas-from-running-dry.html
The last time we posted this chart from the U.S. Drought Monitor Index on April 18th, California was at 40% for severe drought. Now, in the space of just two months, the state is now at 100% moderate to severe drought or higher. This is real folks, and we all need to do what we […]
Governor Brown’s water conservation goals seem to be falling on deaf ears as Californians go about taking long showers, washing their cars and soaking their lawns, only making modest efforts to conserve water in this drought-stricken state. Everyone thinks they are doing their part, but it’s wishful thinking. http://www.sfgate.com/science/article/California-drought-Voluntary-cutback-falls-short-5538084.php
This article from the Washington Post shows exactly how bad the current drought is and the extent of it across five states and the rest of the country. Parts of California and Nevada are drier than they have been in 1,200 years. Check out this map to see how your area is affected.
If you happen to be in the Sacramento, CA area this Tuesday and Wednesday, April 8th – 9th, make sure to stop by Booth 615 to see our new product, the iMShowerSmart™. This patented, easy to use and easy to install device can help you effortlessly take shorter showers, saving you water, energy, money and […]
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