Ev­ery drop counts in April

KCNB plans wa­ter con­ser­va­tion, qual­ity events and work­shops

The Covington News - - Local News -

Keep Cov­ing­ton/New­ton Beau­ti­ful has be­gun a wa­ter blitz for the month of April. The month-long event high­lights the im­por­tance of wa­ter to our ex­is­tence and of­fers tips on how to save wa­ter.

Thurs­day, April 10, South­ern Heart­land Art Gallery will host a Wa­ter Works Art Re­cep­tion from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The pub­lic is in­vited, hors d’oeu­vres will be avail­able and the art will stress the im­por­tance of wa­ter in our lives.

The Great Amer­i­can Cleanup will be­gin at 8 a.m. April 19 in the Kroger park­ing lot on U.S. High­way 278 and the Kroger park­ing lot, Salem Road. Ev­ery­one is in­vited to par­tic­i­pate. Par­tic­i­pants will be given an area or part of a high­way in New­ton County to clean.

New­ton A.M. will host a Wa­ter Sem­i­nar at 8 a.m. at DeKalb Tech­ni­cal Col­lege.April 22. State Agen­cies will of­fer in­for­ma­tion on how busi­nesses can save wa­ter and hold a wa­ter au­dit.

On April 26 a Xeriscap­ing, Rain Bar­rels and River Buf­fers Work­shop will be held at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Home De­pot. The pub­lic is in­vited to at­tend and learn how to gar­den us­ing less wa­ter.

Many of wa­ter-sav­ing tips were in­cluded in in­serts in the New­ton County Wa­ter & Sew­er­age Author­ity bills for April. Th­ese tips in­cluded things that can be done in the home and in the yard to save wa­ter.

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