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Water-saving faucets and toilets

Water-saving faucets and toilets

Saving water makes sense. That’s the concept behind WaterSense, an EPA-sponsored program designed to help homeowners conserve water and reduce utility bills.

November 2008

Home weather stations

Here’s the hypothetical situation: You’re planning a two-week vacation and need to make sure the lawn and garden are properly watered in your absence. The irrigation system can be programmed but you’re not sure where to set the watering level. How much rain did the area get this time last year? What if the forecasted storm doesn’t materialize, or what if it lingers longer than expected?

June 2008
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