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Early leak detection saves water and money

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A startling statistic from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that leaks account for 12% of indoor water use. In the United States, an average household wastes 10,000 gallons of water on leaks annually. You could run your… Read More

Free online water conservation course

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The Importance of Online Education Being an earth-conscious, environmentally-friendly individual takes a lot of research and work. Knowing when and how to save resources does not always come intuitively. Especially in our current circumstances, finding the time to… Read More

Dealing with discharges: How Sarasota County works to protect water quality

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The first approaching storm of the 2020 hurricane season could mean trouble for the state’s wastewater treatment plants.  The Bee Ridge Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) in Sarasota County has been a concern. The plant has dealt with the… Read More

Advanced wastewater treatment (AWT)

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Treating Reclaimed Water In the words of EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, “Water reuse represents a major opportunity to support our nation’s communities and economy by bolstering safe and reliable water supplies for human consumption, agriculture, business, industry, recreation… Read More

FREE water! Tips for reducing irrigation during rainy season

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Rainy Season Here at Last The pitterpattering of rain against the window is a soothing and welcome sound here in Sarasota County. Though it may have been painfully dry the past few months, June brings with it the… Read More