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Do You Have a Clue How Much Water You Really Use?

Most Americans don't. Take our quiz to see how you measure up.

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The Toilet of the Future Folds Up Like a Cute Snail

The low-flow fixture curls into itself like a frightened gastropod.

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Drought Policy Of the Day: Get Paid to Kill Your Lawn

L.A. homeowners can trade green (lawns) for green (cash). 

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America's Best Clean Water Cities

Philadelphia has the nation's best practices according to a new report from the NRDC

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How Can Cities Encourage Residents to Live More Sustainably?

The best responses from this week's The Big Fix

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In Arizona, Reducing Water and Energy Use Through Peer Pressure

Tucson residents have long seen their low-water landscaping choices as superior to their neighbors in Phoenix. Now researchers are trying to apply the same principle to all utility usage