HRSD is making waves in the water industry through innovation and research to ensure future generations will inherit clean waterways and be able to keep them clean. Our blog is written by HRSD employees to provide suggestions, information and inspiration about all things environmental! From sustainable living guides to water saving tips, we’ve got you covered. Welcome to Making Waves!

 

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3 Sustainable Shopping Food Tips to Make Your Kitchen More Eco Friendly

Written by Lacie Wever, HRSD Community Education and Outreach Specialist
Published on September 15, 2022

sustainable shopping food tips

This blog was contributed by Deb Kopecky - Wellness Specialist for HRSD

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Learning about our Amazing Aquifer! What is the Potomac Aquifer?

Written by Lacie Wever, HRSD Community Education and Outreach Specialist
Published on August 24, 2022

Groundwater from Wells

Water is everywhere in Hampton Roads. In fact, there is so much water in Hampton Roads, we often have to cross a bridge or drive through a tunnel to travel from city to city.

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Understanding the Impact of Balloon Releases: Sustainable Alternatives to Balloons

Written by Lacie Wever, HRSD Community Education and Outreach Specialist
Published on June 27, 2022

balloon release

When I graduated college, I remember one of the most anticipated parts of the ceremony was walking across the lawn. The tradition was for each graduate to carry as many balloons as possible to help their family identify them in the crowd.

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How Sunscreens Impact Marine Life

Written by Lenzie Ward, P3 Specialist
Published on May 5, 2022

How sunscreen impacts marine life

Have you ever forgotten your sunscreen on a beach day and left the beach looking like a lobster?

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WANT TO WORK FOR WATER? Become a Pretreatment and Pollution Prevention Specialist (P3 Specialist)

Published on September 9, 2020

Chesapeake Bay Image

​We know that when we flush the toilet, the waste doesn’t just go “away”. Instead, it comes to one of HRSD’s 16 treatment plants. HRSD cleans the dirty water that travels from the homes of over 1.9 million residents in Hampton Roads.

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