Category: clean

How to save water when you put a wall on your home

The water tank you built for your bathroom might be your best bet for conserving water.It’s built with a mesh membrane to keep rainwater and sewage from entering, and it has a cap that makes it look like a water tank.But that membrane is no guarantee of conservation.“You’ll get...

Why the huge water tank that once powered the Hoover Dam is gone

The Hoover Dam was designed to supply the Hoover Valley with clean, clean water to the surrounding region for more than a century.But that all changed in the 1970s when the dam’s operator, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), was forced to close it due to its aging structure...

How water scarcity could cost the U.S. economy $1 trillion

The number of U.N. water-supply tanks that have failed or are overdue has more than doubled over the past decade, according to an analysis by the Water Supply and Drinking Water Group, a Washington-based trade group.The group analyzed the status of the water supply in 30 states and found...

How to drain your outdoor water tank

You’ve probably seen this on a local news station a couple of times: “If your outdoor tanks are leaking water, there’s no need to panic.”This is not true, according to a new study.In fact, the water in your outdoor tank can be dangerous.Researchers found that, if the water tanks...

How to safely fill your emergency water tank

The ABC has obtained a letter from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) warning that residents may be subject to fines if they fail to fill a water tank in a safe and effective manner.The letter says the water tank should be filled with clean, dry water with no...

Huge water tank to be built in suburban community

A water tank for a new residential water facility will be built on a parcel of land just south of the Culpeper Waterworks, the company that owns the plant.The 2,700-gallon tank will be the largest of its kind in the country.It will be located near Culpepills cul-de-sac on the...

How to make a solar water tank

If you’ve ever tried to use solar water tanks to make your own solar energy, you’ve probably noticed the same things.The tank you’re using for drinking water doesn’t have enough solar energy to make enough power, so it can’t use the solar energy from the sun.So you’re left with...