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Clean Water Worries for Rural Arkansas Residents

Residents of the The Natural State are wondering how clean their waterways will be if the oil and gas industry has its way with a disputed water discharge permit.  An administrative law judge is anticipated to rule soon on citizen concerns about allowing treated wastewater, possibly from natural gas hydraulic fracturing or fracking operations, to […]

Continue Reading By on November 21, 2013 in Arkansas, fracking, natural resources, pollution, toxic, Uncategorized, water

Our Homemade Rain Barrel Project

Our little garden gets the opportunity to conserve as much as 50-gallons of extra rainwater each time we have a downpour, thanks to my husband’s thrifty rainbarrel project.  He used a clean, plastic barrel leftover from our house construction and spent approximately $25 on extra parts to make it work. In addition to the barrel he used these parts:  a piece […]

Continue Reading By on May 11, 2012 in agriculture, frugal, garden, water

Hot Springs Water

Danae Levy paused to speak with me on her way to fill up a jug with hot spring water.  “It’s very good, fresh water,” she said about the elixir flowing from the federally managed fountain in downtown Hot Springs, Arkansas.  The National Park Service certifies that the water from 47 natural hot springs in the […]

Continue Reading By on August 16, 2011 in clean water, Hot Springs

A Walk by the Water

“Look Mommy, sparklies!” exclaims my toddler as we admire sunlight dancing on the lake during our walk. What a fabulous morning when, even in January, we can bundle up a bit and soak up the simple pleasures that nature has to offer. How exciting to find evidence that a beaver has been busy with construction work! Waterfowl seem to be enjoying the […]

Continue Reading By on January 30, 2011 in clean water, green, outdoor