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2014-09-19 16:21:19

Water- and money-saving project financed through recently-launched HERO PACE program SOLANA BEACH, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Supervisor Dave Roberts takes pride in the appearance of his home. And as one of San Diego County's elected leaders, he's also keenly aware of the need for all San Diegans to do their part to reduce water use in light of California's extended drought. The combination of these two factors, plus the availability of new tools and incentives for San...

2014-09-15 12:31:45

DALLAS, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com offers Global E-Waste Management Market (2011 - 2016) research report in its store that says the global volume of e-waste generated is expected to reach 93.5 million tons in 2016 from 41.5 million tons in 2011 at a CAGR of 17.6% from 2011 to 2016. The revenue generated from the e-waste management market is expected to grow from $9.15 billion in 2011 to $20.25 billion in 2016 at a CAGR of 17.22% from 2011 to 2016....

2014-09-15 12:22:30

Community Involvement Spikes Post-Consumer Collection CROFTON, Md., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The EPS Industry Alliance (EPS-IA) released its annual report documenting the amount of expanded polystyrene (EPS) recycled throughout the country. The 2013 EPS Recycling Rate Report shows continuous growth in the amount of EPS recycling as a result of ongoing collection and processing technology advancements and new market developments for recycled EPS. The report...

2014-09-13 23:02:06

A little dirt won’t hurt, or will it? Recently the City of Ventura challenged their residents not to wash their cars to show support of water conservation during one of the worst droughts in California’s history; however, not washing a car has damaging repercussions, thus Auto Detail Supplies Outlet (http://www.autodetailsuppliesoutlet.com) is introducing solutions for both water conservation and a clean car. West Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 Auto Detail Supplies Outlet,...

2014-09-12 12:23:39

Pro Soccer Franchise promises World-class playing experience KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sporting Kansas City (Sporting KC) will be presenting the opening ceremony for their brand new SWOPE Soccer Village facility today at 4:30 PM. The field had its unofficial opening on September 5. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140912/145699 The project represents a major expansion that includes six brand new fields that will serve as a state-of-the-art training...

2014-09-10 23:06:22

IrriGreen introduces digital technology that advances the precision of lawn irrigation. IrriGreen conserves water, is more simple to install, and easier to adjust and maintain. MINNEAPOLIS (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 IrriGreen, Inc. has introduced the next generation in digital technology for water-saving lawn irrigation: the IrriGreen Genius™ Irrigation System. It uses up to 50 percent less water than ordinary systems. IrriGreen digitally controls its innovative sprinklers to match...

2014-09-09 12:22:59

STW will purchase 100% of Black Pearl, an oilfield services company that provides liners and evaporation covers for fresh water and produced water frac ponds MIDLAND, Texas, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STW Resources Holding Corp. (OTC QB: STWS) announced today its planned acquisition of a locally owned Midland based company, Black Pearl Energy, LLC ("Black Pearl") that installs liners and has introduced floating evaporation covers for fresh water frac pits to the oil industry....

2014-09-09 12:22:56

New Field Research Corporation poll: Voters favor fining water wasters, but most not swayed by rate hikes SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the state faces severe drought conditions, Next 10 (www.Next10.org) issues a new challenge to Californians: Can you create a plan to make sure there's enough water for us all? Today the nonprofit, nonpartisan organization launches the new California Water Challenge (www.cawaterchallenge.org), an online simulation tool that lets users create...

2014-09-04 23:09:57

Missouri State Field Hockey program opens new stadium with Sporturf™ FIH71 field hockey product. FIH71 is a Field Hockey World Cup style synthetic surface designed to provide the best performance available for field hockey. Springfield, MO (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Offering student-athletes a state-of-the-art playing surface for Field Hockey was Missouri States number one priority when selecting the new field hockey pitch. Missouri State shifted toward the World Cup standard in...

Sierra Nevada snowpack
2014-09-03 02:00:01

Laura Rico, University of California - Irvine The cause? Increased high-elevation plant growth fueled by climate warming Freshwater runoff from the Sierra Nevada may decrease by as much as one-quarter by 2100 due to climate warming on the high slopes, according to scientists at UC Irvine and UC Merced. Accelerated plant growth at higher elevations caused by increasing temperatures would trigger more water absorption and evaporation, accounting for the projected runoff declines, the...


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2009-07-04 14:32:56

Xeriscaping and Xerogardening refers to landscaping and gardening in ways that help reduce or even eliminate the need for irrigation. This practice is promoted in areas that do not have easily accessible fresh water supply. As climate patterns shift, more and more regions are using this method. The term "˜xeri' or "˜xero' comes from the Greek "˜xeros' which means "dry". Plants that require the appropriate amount of irrigation in reference to the local climate are emphasized, and care...

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