Harmonizing Landscaping with the Environment...
As part of a more comprehensive Green Building effort, the Energy Office is providing information on how to reduce water use, especially in the area of new home construction and landscaping.
Apart from easing drought conditions, why should water be conserved?
Wise use of water is a good idea for many reasons:
Water Waste Facts from Near and Far
Where does water go after it is used? Most municipalities operate and maintain water treatment facilities. The city of Lincoln's Theresa Street water plant treats about 30 million gallons of water a day. During the summer when water use increases, Lincoln's water system delivers 80 to 90 million gallons a day to customers.
Steps To Reduce Water Use In Your Home
Nebraska Green Building Program
Resources On the Web...
Low Water Use and Drought Tolerant Plants Recommended in Nebraska...