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IBM Works to Make Reclaimed Water More Efficient

Brought to you by IBM. As the largest reclaimed water consumer in Phoenix, the Desert Mountain resort is working to improve efficiency.


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Water is a precious commodity anywhere in the world but in Arizona's Sonoran desert, this key resource is especially important to conserve. The region's arid climate is hot and dry and can be a challenge for businesses like Desert Mountain, a golf course and residential community which encompasses more than 10,000 acres in the Sonoran desert.

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No, a 9-Year-Old Didn't Come Up with a Great New Water Conservation Plan

The feel-good environmental story of the day is actually a tale of woeful municipal stupidity in Reno, Nevada.

The viral climate story today is that a 9-year-old boy, Mason Perez, came up with an ingenious way to save water in his hometown of Reno, Nevada. After noticing that the sinks at a local baseball stadium spewed water fast enough to hurt his hands, Perez theorized that his desert community could conserve valuable resources by reducing unnecessary pressure in sinks and showers.

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The GOOD Guide to Reducing Your Water Use: We use more water than we need. Here's how to reduce your water footprint to fewer than 75 gallons.

We use more water than we need. Here's how to reduce your water footprint to fewer than 75 gallons per day. Read the introduction below or jump straight to sections on using less water in the bathroom, outdoors, and in the kitchen.

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