Disposal of cooking grease into storm drains has the potential to cause more havoc. The storm drains lead directly to streams and creeks, so discarded grease can also pollute the nearest water source.
You should Winterize your sprinkler system in Southern Texas if the temperatures are expected to drop below 32 degrees.
And how to use it wisely...while they’re still at this tender, young age?
Many people who are interested in conserving our precious groundwater resources consider harvesting rainwater for a variety of purposes around the house. Harvested rainwater should not be used for drinking. One good reason is that small wildlife --
Having access to a plentiful supply of water was as important back then as it is today. AND it will be critical tomorrow.
Our population is booming here in Texas. This increases demand for water -- for our cities, our crops and livestock, factories and businesses, and for families at home. Do the math….the more people in Texas to share our finite resources, the less WATER there’ll be to go around for future generations of Texans.
Having come through a summer with record heat and less than normal rainfall, people are beginning to understand how this combination can stress our area water supply.
A typical American single-family home uses about 10,000 gallons of water a year for lawn irrigation. In the summer months, that demand can be as much as three times higher. The fact is that excessive irrigation not only increases water costs, but it drains our water supply sources...