Water conservation involves the reduction in usage of water as well as the recycling of waste water for various purposes, including cleaning, manufacturing, and agricultural irrigation. A major issue for both consumers and industry alike, water conservation is increasingly important in a world with a rapidly growing population, particularly in urban areas.
Web-based application gets top honors for improving grape vineyard yields with a minimum of waste.
2 | March 18, 2010 5:31am |
The public-private platform will include mapping and visualizing tools that analyze facilities' impact on watersheds at risk.
October 5, 2011 3:57am |
Brian Willems, a residential developer and weekend surfer in Los Angeles, has always been passionate about living the best life possible.Â At the same time he's been focused on doing it with a...
4 | May 29, 2009 1:36pm |
If you're not feeling very creative or smart about the most effective ways you can help your community do right by the planet, don't worry. Ten cities in California are happy to share their ideas.
October 22, 2009 1:27pm |
Did you know that 36 U.S. states expect water shortages by 2013? A new report about water conservation, sponsored by Oracle, looks at how smart grid policies could help manage our most precious...
January 11, 2010 11:31am |
Welcome to SmartPlanet's newest blog, Intelligent Energy. From oil to wind to hydro to thermal power, contributor Melissa Mahony will bring us the latest energy news and help us understand how it...
2 | March 1, 2010 11:25am |
The energy-efficiency label cracks down on logo abusers, but consumers may need more.
March 22, 2010 12:27pm |
Wins were hard to come by for the Washington Nationals last season (59-103), but their LEED-certified ballpark--getting greener every year--is a model for the league.
1 | March 29, 2010 4:00am |
Ford apparently first automaker to join Water Disclosure Project, which aims to create framework for reporting and best practices
1 | April 7, 2010 4:36pm |
An increasing worldwide demand for meat will likely drastically alter human health, the environment and the global economy in the next 50 years, according to a new report.
2 | April 8, 2010 10:39am |
Major League Baseball develops new app to collect and share environmental, operations best practices across stadium
April 16, 2010 4:21am |
Two new initiatives bring some much-needed resources to smaller companies seeking to do their part for the environment and their community
3 | April 20, 2010 7:40am |
On the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, SmartPlanet brings you a package of stories to reveal how far we've come in four decades -- and where we still need to go.
2 | April 22, 2010 1:19am |
Schneider Electric guaranteeing annual savings of $1.8 million from energy efficiency initiatives
April 26, 2010 3:44pm |
Does turning off the tap save more energy than turning off the lights?
May 20, 2010 10:18am |
The Philadelphia bakery responsible for the Tastykake has a new LEED facility that makes it the "world's largest green bakery."
June 24, 2010 8:10am |
Global cleantech investment by venture capital firms totaled more than $2 billion in the first half of 2010. Here's a breakdown of to whom and where it went.
July 1, 2010 9:06am |
As international rules emerge for mining the seafloor, China takes the plunge. With heavy research and technology costs as well as liabilities to the environment, is it worth it?
1 | July 8, 2010 4:00am |
In an example of urban water conservation, the city of San Diego has cut its consumption by 11 percent.
2 | July 21, 2010 6:14am |
Two USDA scientists used two types of sensors to create more accurate maps of the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The advancement impacts agriculture and conservation.
August 18, 2010 7:00am |