Conservation

Water Conservation
We're so accustomed to turning on the faucet and having water flow effortlessly and endlessly. In reality, water is a limited natural resource, and our drinking water supply is vulnerable to droughts that can rapidly decrease our water supply. This is why water conservation is so very important! Be sure to check out this conservation information:
Lawn & Landscaping
How much does your lawn cost you? Check out our lawn and landscaping information and maintenance tips.

Water Calculator
Use this water calculator to estimate how much you’ll save by installing WaterSense faucets and toilets in your home.

WaterSense
What is WaterSense? It is a water efficiency program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Newport News Waterworks is a WaterSense partner. Visit their website and read all about it.

Rain Barrels
Learn more about "Make it and Take it Home" rain barrel workshops.

Find out how Newport News Waterworks uses water wisely.

All of Hampton Roads turns to Ask HR GREEN for local and regional environmental and conservation information.

For more information on water conservation please contact Lori Woolman via email.

Natural Resources Conservation
Waterworks' Forest Management program promotes the health of the forests within our 8,139 acres of watershed property - with water quality protection as the primary objective. The program consists of the following:
  • Turf Management
  • Timber harvesting and reforestation
  • Insect and disease monitoring
  • Timber stand improvement
  • Wildlife management
  • Forest fire prevention
  • Public education
For more information on Waterworks' Forest Management please contact Eddie Harrah via email.