water conservation

Snap: Prepping for gowns, UVA powerwashes its caps
Published on May 8th, 2011
5 comments UVA gussies its grounds for Final Exercises, aka graduation day, which is Sunday, May 22. Governor Bob McDonnell is the keynote speaker.
Snap: Water-saving at Bodo's
Published on Nov 7th, 2009
3 comments The downtown Bodo's has recently joined Charlottesville Radio Group as a business embracing the no-water urinal from Sloan, as this photo of the overhauled men's room indicates. Perhaps this kind of...
'No-brainer': Harvesting story prompts rain to Kaine
Published on Aug 8th, 2009
4 comments Hydraulic Wash's struggle to install a rainwater collection system has made its way to Gov. Tim Kaine's desk. FILE PHOTO BY WILL WALKER As the Hook recently reported, a county laundromat owner...
City pays landlords to save water
Published on Jul 21st, 2009
5 comments The Hook's landlord just received a $200 check from the City of Charlottesville as a rebate for installing two low-flow toilets. Given that the landlord, Portico Properties, only spent about $200...