Water Conservation Matters

Guest Blog- Part 2 Water is everywhere, right? You use water when you turn on the faucet to wash your hands, to use the restroom, wash your clothes, and of course, you drink it. Water seems like an abundant, never-ending supply, right? Unfortunately, that’s not true. In fact, is pretty far from the truth. Water… Continue reading »

8 Easy Tips For Successful Water Harvesting

With the monsoon season upon us, we like to remind everyone to think about harvesting rain water.  Here is your simple guide to start saving our most sacred resource: water! The Eight Principles of Successful Water Harvesting Courtesy of Brad Lancaster- harvestingrainwater.com 1. Begin with long and thoughtful observation.Use all your senses to see where… Continue reading »

Conserving Water In Your Garden- Easy Ideas

Water conservation is becoming ever more important in sustaining a healthy planet. Did you know that in the Summer, outdoor water use at homes increases from 10-50 percent?  So paying attention to your water usage in the garden is one way to promote an eco-friendly lifestyle and save money at the same time. Here are… Continue reading »

Xeriscape = Smart Landscaping

Xeriscaping is a growing trend among gardeners, landscapers and homeowners that want to enjoy the look of nature but also want to preserve nature so that they can enjoy it. There are many environmental benefits that come from this type of landscape — most importantly water conservation. Of course, this approach to gardening is more… Continue reading »

Watershed Management Group

Watershed Management Group is a Tucson-based non-profit with the mission to improve people’s lives by integrating community development and conservation. We provide people with the knowledge and skills necessary to sustainably manage their natural resources. Our work includes: increasing vegetation in neighborhoods through stormwater harvesting, making conservation technologies affordable, using rainwater and greywater to irrigate… Continue reading »