water conservation, definition of
- Water Conservation
The protection, development, and efficient management of water resources for beneficial purposes. Often by a managed reduction in the usage of water.
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- Green Home Building and Ecology in Australia
Info and sites that help with building a sustainable and green home in Australia and useful government agencies to be aware of. Also advice on dealing with architects and builders.
- Tips for reducing food waste amid coronavirus
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, people are panic-buying groceries that may or may not be used before they expire, leading to unprecedented amounts of food waste...
- European lawmakers propose a ‘right to repair’ for mobiles and laptops
The European Commission has set out a plan to move towards a ‘right to repair’ for electronics devices, such as mobile phones, tablets and laptops...
- Modular Aquatecture panels can harvest rainwater from the sides of buildings
In response to the severe water shortage that recently gripped Cape Town, South African-born designer Shaakira Jassat of Studio Sway has developed Aquatecture, a building facade panel designed to harvest rainwater runoff as well as moisture from the atmosphere...
- A lush public park grows on the roof of a luxury Wuhan mall
When Los Angeles-based design studio 5+design was tapped to create a high-end mall in Wuhan, China, the firm was also given the opportunity to create a publicly accessible green space — an amenity in decline in the city due to rapid development...
- LARQ: the world's first portable, self-cleaning water bottle
Water is a basic necessity of life; however, water can also introduce our bodies to bacteria and illnesses if it is not properly treated prior to consumption...
- LEED Gold-seeking wildlife center emphasizes energy conservation in Quebec
The Canadian city of Laval in southwestern Quebec has recently gained a new wildlife interpretation center with an impressive, energy-efficient design. It's the first of its kind in the city and is targeting LEED NC v3 Gold certification. Designed by...
- 16th century building in Malta is now a charming eco hotel that reflects a long history
Located within the fortified walls of Birgu in eastern Malta, the Locanda La Gelsomina building dates back to the 16th century. Today, the space has been renovated to bring the historic building back to its original glory in the form of a stunning boutique...
- Saving the environment one hair wash at a time
In the ongoing dialogue surrounding water consumption and saving water, the length of your shower, how you water your yard and even your toothbrush usage probably come up...
- 7 ways to conserve water and reduce your water footprint
When it comes to conserving water, making small changes can have a huge impact. But many of us don’t really think about water shortages unless we are in the middle of a heatwave, when temperatures are consistently at 85 degrees or more. Extreme heat...
- An off-grid home in South Africa features a conservatory for fully enjoying nature
South African architect Nadine Engelbrecht has unveiled a stunning family home in her hometown of Pretoria. The design was a result of working directly with the homeowners, who wanted a peaceful off-grid retreat where they could escape their hectic urban...
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