West Harris County Regional Water Authority

  • Do you know how the Water Cycle works?

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    This is the neverending circulation of water from clouds to earth to the ocean and back to the clouds again.
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  • Be careful what you throw away… Greasy food scraps can come back to haunt you!

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    Disposal of cooking grease into storm drains has the potential to cause more havoc. The storm drains lead directly to streams and creeks, so discarded grease can also pollute the nearest water source.
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  • 10 Things You Can Do to Prevent Stormwater Runoff Pollution

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    Use fertilizers sparingly and sweep up driveways, sidewalks, and roads, Never dump anything down storm drains, Vegetate bare spots in your yard.
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  • Harvested rainwater should not be used for drinking

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    Many people who are interested in conserving our precious groundwater resources consider harvesting rainwater for a variety of purposes around the house. Harvested rainwater should not be used for drinking. One good reason is that small wildlife — such as squirrels — may be able to get inside the tanks unless protective screens are installed…not to mention insects and other …
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  • Seven quick and easy irrigation tips

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    Water lawns in the early morning, Install rain sensors on sprinkler systems, Fix leaky faucets and hoses..they waste water and money.
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