Peru is losing snowpack, like Arizona, but there are things we can do to slow the retreat.
Mountain peaks that store crucial moisture are getting less and less of it.
It would be dangerous to become as complacent as California once was.
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Posted on 08/31/2015
Some U.S. cities and towns still don’t use water meters. Instead, the overall cost of delivering water and sewer services is tallied every month and divided by the number of customers. A homeowner may be using half the amount of water as his neighbor, but each pays the same flat monthly rate. […]
Posted on 08/24/2015
Homeowners are quick to blame water meters when their water bills escalate. Water meters can malfunction, but an overcharge is rare. Water meters usually slow down with age. That means a faulty meter is more likely to undercharge, not overcharge, homeowners for the water they’ve used. That’s why cities keep water meters […]
Watering: Every Desert Landscape’s Beauty Secrets Revealed
Posted on 08/17/2015
So you’ve selected desert-adapted plants and trees and installed a beautiful water-saving landscape. The key to maintaining your landscape’s health, beauty, and longevity is watering correctly. Getting the watering wrong is the most common cause of plant failure in the desert. Not surprising, really. Watering desert landscaping is a bit of a […]