Topic: Water Supply

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This outreach brochure provides simple steps for homeowners to conserve on outdoor water use. Lawn watering and other outdoor water uses can account for 30 percent of Illinois home water usage throughout the summer, but only half of that water penetrates the soil, with the rest lost due to inefficient watering practices. Reducing outdoor water waste in Illinois saves money and protects our limited water resources, especially during times of drought. We can all take a few simple steps to use water more efficiently.

Original document available from: http://www.nwpa.us/pdfs/resource_center/FY14-0073_LAWN TO LAKES NWPA Brochure_CONSERVING WATER_WEB.pdf

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Just as a gardener hopes that their scattered seeds will eventually bloom into a lush garden, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant awards Discovery Grants, or ‘seed’ grants, to a number of projects in the hopes that the initiatives will grow into something larger. This publication highlights research on water quality, aquaculture, biodiversity, and more.

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This beach manager’s manual provides the latest on harmful algal blooms which can be found in most water bodies around the Great Lakes.

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This outreach brochure provides simple steps for homeowners to conserve on indoor water use. The average household loses over 10,000 gallons of water per year through leaky plumbing pipes and fixtures. That’s enough water for 270 loads of laundry! Reducing household water loss in Illinois saves money and protects our limited water resources. Learn to control your water bill and avoid water waste by taking a few simple steps to detect and repair leaks in the home.

Original document is available from: http://www.nwpa.us/pdfs/resource_center/HouseholdWaterEfficiency.pdf

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