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Learn How You Can Conserve Water

The Santa Clara Water District has a cool program for helping households save water, a few gallons at a time, which ads up to a lot of gallons over time. They've dedicated a site, Save20Gallons.org, t…

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What is Virtual Water and Why Should I Be Worried?

How much water did you have with your lunch today? Most of you might say something like a glass, or bottle, which amounts to somewhere between 8 and 12 ounces on average. But that would hardly account…

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Water Usage in U.S. for Everyday Things

I did a short post on how much water is used to make some of the common foods most of us eat everyday. I got a great number of responses and that prompted me to write this post on understanding even f…

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How Much Water is Used to Make Your Food?

World Water Day was March 22 and since then I've been seeing water statistics everywhere. I knew that one pound of beef took a lot of water to produce, but I didn't know the exact figure and my wildes…

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