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Clean Water for Sustainable Living

Water is a precious resource and a clean and sustainable water supply is an essential element to the health and economy of a country. There are more and more countries experiencing drought conditions with some experiencing devastating wildfires. There is plenty of time yet to improve, and the right way to it is sustainable living.

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Sustainable living is society’s attempt to change its lifestyle when it comes to reducing the use of the earth’s natural resources. Reducing the carbon footprints involve altering the methods on transportation, energy consumption, and diet. Energy efficiency and water conservation must play a major role in sustainable housing. There must be government-backed and stricter regulations when it comes to energy and water efficiency than is required by law.

A sustainable shelter must be able to run the appliance it uses using renewable energy sources and have a neutral impact on earth’s water resources. Water from washing machines, sinks, showers, and baths must be reused for landscape irrigation and toilets to conserve water. Cities can use the sustainable urban drainage system to replicate the natural systems that clean water in wildlife and implement them in the city’s drainage system to minimize contaminated water and unnatural rates of runoff into the environment.

Rainwater harvesting from storm water-runoff is also a sustainable method and the American Tank Company can provide you the tanks you need for this.

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