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Author(s):Shouse, Ben
Title:Waterers needed for lawn research: Volunteers will help city stretch supplies
Source:Argus-Leader. October 8 2007, p. [1-2].
# of Pages:2
Publishing Information:Sioux Falls, SD: Sioux Falls Newspapers, Inc.
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Lawn turf; Irrigation practices; Technology; Precipitation; Water use; Water conservation; Weather stations
Abstract/Contents:States that "with Sioux Falls [South Dakota] water bills on the rise, officials are hoping a team of volunteers can slow that trend and still preserve the city's lush, green lawns." Discusses the volunteer work, explaining that "armed with a rain gauge and an Internet connection, each volunteer takes daily readings of precipitation and feeds the data into a national network." Notes that "the main goal is to develop local watering recommendations...those recommendations could simply be posted on a city Web site." Concludes that "there is going to be resistance, especially at first, by some people. They want that really bright green."
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Shouse, B. 2007. Waterers needed for lawn research: Volunteers will help city stretch supplies. Argus-Leader. p. [1-2].
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