Mahomet Aquifer Consortium   (Established in 1998 & Expanded in 2010)

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'The Mahomet Aquifer' by Panno & Korab

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(Dec 07)

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Water Conservation Spotlight/ Lawn Watering

In its 2008 report, RWSPC noted that peak water use for public water supplies is almost double during the summer. People use this water to water lawns and gardens, wash cars and cool-off. This higher demand affects how water treatment plants are designed. What can you do?

  • Learn from the UI Extension pros
  • Install a rain barrel. One 50-gal rain barrel can save 1,000 gals over the summer. more info
  • Eliminate waste in your irrigation system.
  • Water at dawn or dusk. Avoid the middle of the day when evaporation is highest.
  • Maintain your system-- fix broken heads and adjust spray off of roads anf sidewalks.
  • Upgrade to a hi-tech system or use this app
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