Save money and water by detecting and repairing water leaks
Drip. Drip. Drip. The constant drip of a broken water trough float might be so commonplace that you might no longer even notice or hear it. Water conservation, not only to save pumping costs but to preserve ground water resources, doesn’t necessarily involve sophisticated water-metering studies. It simply means fixing known leaks as soon as they occur, constant vigilance for new leaks, and making common sense management changes. At the Western Dairy Management Conference held in Reno, Nevada, earlier this year Joe Harner, an engineer at Kansas State University, outlined 10 areas where water use could be better managed. For practical advice in this regard, click HERE.