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Inside New York City's $1 Billion Leaking Water Infrastructure Repair

Inside New York City's $1 Billion Leaking Water Infrastructure Repair

The Delaware Aqueduct has been leaking 15-35 million gallons of water since the 1990s! To make repairs to the 85-mile aqueduct, it is predicted to take $1.2 billion dollars for structural fixes, $900 million to supply the city with water during the reconstruction period and to be completed by 2022.

The long dry: Why the world's water supply is shrinking

The long dry: Why the world's water supply is shrinking

Researchers pose solutions to the current climate changes that now result in intense rainfall due to dry lands all over the world. As the soil soaks up most of the rain, our rivers dry out and our city supplies are feeling the effects.

The Cost of Water Waste

The Cost of Water Waste

Did you know that a toilet with a malfunction can result in $556 a year in water waste? That number could drastically increase if you have repair costs to pay because of damage caused by a leak. Consider that if you are a building owner that has more than one running toilet! With the cost of water rising, those numbers could significantly increase depending on what city you are in. FirstDrops™ could detect those running toilets before they cost you!

Do automatic-flush toilets waste or save water?

Do automatic-flush toilets waste or save water?

Do automatic toilets waste or save water? You would think they would save water with the advanced technology, but it has been found that automatic toilets in fact waste water. This means facilities are paying for unnecessary water use as automatic toilets increase water consumption by 45 percent!