Where's your water

Where’s Your Water?

Wednesday, December 31, 2008 in Water Efficiency By Mark Saunders If you walked into a bank to make a modest withdrawal, you would expect the teller to be able to tell you exactly how much money is in your account, and—with a little help from the branch manager perhaps—how much money the bank had on […]

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listening vs logging

Listening Versus Logging

Monday, June 30, 2008 in Erosion Control By Mark Saunders Water has always been an integral part of Bristol’s history. England’s sixth largest city, it is located on the estuary of the River Severn, which has a tidal range of almost 40 feet, and flows into the Bristol Channel between England and Wales. The city […]

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oil & water

Oil and Recycled Water Do Mix

Friday, February 29, 2008 in Water Efficiency By Mark Saunders When George W. Bush announced to the world in his 2006 State of the Union Address “America is addicted to oil,” the president (a former oil man himself) was not joking. According to the Energy Information Administration (a branch of the US Department of Energy), […]

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Ears to the ground

Ears to the Ground

Friday, August 31, 2007 in Erosion Control By Mark Saunders Drought is a very real problem for the southwest. Less precipitation is falling, and the temperature is rising. In a recent article in the Denver Post, Jonathan Overpeck, director of the Institute for the Study of Planet Earth at the University of Arizona, stated, “The West […]

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Ladera Ranch

Master Planned

Saturday, June 30, 2007 in Water Efficiency By Mark Saunders What hasa quarter-million sprinkler heads, 8,600 valves, 250 online controllers, and two weather stations; irrigates 750 acres; and saves homeowners $815,000 and 350 million gallons of water per year? If you answered the irrigation system for the Ladera Ranch in unincorporated Orange County, CA, then […]

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