Glenrose Engineering
P.O. Box 1948
Austin, Tx 78767
512.326.8880

Dwindling lakes, drought, and a way out: recapturing a resource by sensible, safe recycling of graywater

On Wednesday, September 17, 2014, Lauren talked about one more strategy for addressing water scarcity: re-using water from a household’s shower, washing machine, and bathroom sink.

Check out the presentation (in PowerPoint), the tools to help design a graywater system or project (chart, Excel spreadsheet) . . . → Read More: Dwindling lakes, drought, and a way out: recapturing a resource by sensible, safe recycling of graywater

Talking about our aquifers, our drought, and life that depends on water

Mark your calendars for Sunday 4 January 2015 for “What Would You Drink If the Lakes Were Dry?”, a talk we’re giving at First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, in association with Austin Econetwork:

http://www.austineconetwork.com/calendar/2015-01

How are we doing right now in Texas re: the drought?

Check the updates here:

http://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/Home/StateDroughtMonitor.aspx?TX

Here’s a . . . → Read More: Talking about our aquifers, our drought, and life that depends on water

Thai Rain Jar

Like a 1960s housewife at 4:30 pm, she is folded, this morning, in layers of Saran wrap. Beads of water from the concrete plaster have condensed under plastic to give her a glisteny sheen. She’s plump and a little irregular, reflecting the pats, the strokes, in some cases the punches and kicks of the 14 people who worked together last Saturday to craft her. She is my Thai rain jar. . . . → Read More: Thai Rain Jar