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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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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Summary report of the “Plastics research in the Great Lakes: identifying gaps and facilitating collaboration” session presented during the 60th annual International Association for Great Lakes Research conference (IAGLR) Thumbnail
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This session was one of the largest at the 60th annual IAGLR conference, with 18 oral presentations, 1 poster presentation, and 1 facilitated discussion period. The full list of abstracts (with author contact information) is included as Appendix 1. This session was well-attended throughout the day, with as many as 70 people attending the individual talks.

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