Greenwich Sustainability Committee

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The Lowdown on Runoff: Keep Water Clean

We’ve all seen them. Floating rainbow swirls in ponds, yellow foam in eddys, streams peppered with plastic straws, and dead fish washed up on shores. All testament to the pollution entering our waterways. How did it get there? Our first thought may be industrial drain pipes, but there is an even bigger culprit, with a clumsier name: nonpoint source pollution. Continue Reading →

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Water in Greenwich – Too Much? Too Little?

“Our Greenwich reservoirs are generally full by spring. However, the large summer demand for water, coupled with climatic changes have meant that our reservoir system, alone, can no longer sustain us through our increasingly hot and dry summers because of our penchant for extensive lawns and irrigation.” – Elizabeth Dempsey Continue Reading →

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