Wising Up to Water
Nov01

Wising Up to Water

With cities facing rising demand for water, along with variable supplies, water utilities are providing tailored advice to customers to modify their behavior towards water consumption. Tailored information is highly personalized and specific with the advantage being that participants receive relevant information only, instead of getting an overload of general information, which may not always apply to their household. Tailored...

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Africa’s leading water utility streets ahead
Apr12

Africa’s leading water utility streets ahead

The National Water and Sewage Corporation (NWSC) of Uganda is recognized as Africa’s leading water utility Click & Tweet! . NWSC has rapidly expanded its geographical coverage to increase the number of NWSC service towns from just 24 in 2011 to 174 in 2016, increasing the service coverage across the country from just 48% in 1998 to 76% in 2016. With significant investment in the water system, the utility has seen non-revenue water...

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DC having fun while improving sustainability
Aug10

DC having fun while improving sustainability

A key aspect of greening the economy is encouraging organizations and individuals to reduce their ecological footprints. To achieve this the District of Columbia (DC) has initiated the Smarter DC Challenge and Power DC program to help organizations and buildings, as well as individuals, reduce resource consumption in a friendly and fun way. Smarter DC Challenge: having fun while improving sustainability The Smarter DC Challenge...

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Climate change, attitudes and native plants
Apr02

Climate change, attitudes and native plants

Based on some of my experiences on native vs. non-native plants there seems to be a huge “argument” over this issue. I couldn’t figure out why. After having done research over the past many months I finally think I have reached an answer. It’s about people’s feelings and emotions. It’s about facing something scary like climate change. Even where the evidence is so clear, no one wants to see it....

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