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General Services Administration

Reduce water use and cost for same by a simple change.

In my building, and presumably in others constructed by and/or maintained by GSA, the toilet flushing mechanism is controlled by an infrared sensor that automatically flushes, whether the timing of that is correct or not. That often results in wasted use of water due to multiple flushes. If the circuit controlling those sensors were to be turned off, and control of the timing and number of flushes were thus returned... more »

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Department of Agriculture

Safe Water and route it to needed areas

Many areas of the US are flooding every year while other areas in our country are suffering from a constant drought. The idea is to have more dams or simply build more pools and store water for later redistribution. We pipe oil anywhere we want; over mountains and under water. The same idea should work for water which is even more precious than anything else on earth. We just have not come to realize the value until it’s... more »

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