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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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Environmental Protection Agency

low water toilets

I installed a 1.28 gallon-per-flush toilet at home and it works as well as my old toilet made in 1952. Before I bought it I checked it out on the Internet and found out that there is an organization dedicated to testing toilets using a certain kind of bean paste as a substitute for what could be difficult to flush down without a lot of water. New toilets installed by the government should use as little water as necessary... more »

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