Eric Birdsall, aka “Birdie” has been detailing cars and SUVs inside and out with less than one gallon of water per car. Birdie’s Auto Spa will dispatch a van equipped with a steamer the size of a lawn mower with a 50 ft hose that emits a safe stream of steam. And whereas a traditional car wash uses 50 gallons of water, and a do-it-yourself wash in the driveway uses up to 100 gallons, the steam method is convenient, conserves water and has beautiful results. Continue Reading →
On Thursday the Board of Selectmen will enact Article 5 of the Town’s ordinances, which pertains to water conservation. The ordinance stems back to the late 1970s, early 1980s when Greenwich’s water supplies dwindled to a just a two-week supply.
On Monday night First Selectman Peter Tesei said that once the ordinance is activated, it will provide Greenwich Police the mechanism to enforce with fines. Continue Reading →