Every drop counts in April
KCNB plans water conservation, quality events and workshops
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.