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Environmental Protection Agency

Lawn Rain/Moisture Shutoff Devices

I was driving home last night, and although we just had a major rainfall the afternoon before, I saw all of the sprinklers around the The Elipse and Washington Monument running. If the government is serious about saving resources, financial as well as environmental, then it would make sense for all federal properties to install lawn rain/moisture shutoff devices.

As some examples:

http://buildgreen.ufl.edu/Fact_sheet_Soil_Moisture_Sensors.pdf... more »

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Department of Defense

Use of recycled water for irrigation

The command I work at is about 1 mile from the sewage treatment plant. After treatment the water can be used for industrial uses but doesn't meet the drinking water standard. I suggest the water from the plant be piped over for irrigation of lawns, cooling, steam and other industial uses. This would save the command from buying city water. If not reused, the treated water is discharged into the bay by the treatment... more »

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