Category Archives: Water

Projects related to water and saving water are posted under this category.

1.5 gpm showerheads

I’ve been meaning to post an update for a while, but just haven’t had the time. There are currently six showers that are used by the campground. Initially, I assumed that these were all 2.5 gpm showerheads as is the … Continue reading

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new well

About a year ago we installed a new well to supply the entire campground’s water. I wouldn’t normally consider installing a new well an energy conservation upgrade, but in our case it was due to the poor condition of the … Continue reading

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high efficiency washers

Laundry facilities are located at the campground for guests to use. Three 50 year old Speed Queen washing machines are being gradually replaced by new high efficiency Maytag commercial units. We have replaced one at a time over the past … Continue reading

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solar water heater

I got interested in solar water heating a year or so ago, and decided that the campground was the ideal location to install a system. There are a total of 6 showers, 10 sinks, and three washers that all use … Continue reading

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new energy conservation blog

Well, I decided it’s time to start sharing ┬áthe progress to reduce energy and water use at the family business and home. A small business/home is the perfect application to demonstrate green projects, as projects can have a much larger … Continue reading

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