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Imagine a Day Without Water

Think of all the things you'd have to give up.

Did you know that the coffee you drink is 99% water? So imagine a day without water… Or coffee. And did you know that the beer you drink is also about 99% water? So… That’s right, no beer, either. No iced tea, no soda, no glass of thirst-quenching water.

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IS YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS A BAY STAR?

We live in a beautiful region surrounded by water. It impacts everything from the food we eat to the fun we have as well as our economic livelihood. Our daily actions have a lasting impact and it's up to us to protect and restore our waterways. It takes a community of individuals making small changes to make a difference. Getting involved in the Bay Star programs is one way you can be part of the effort to protect our region's most defining natural resource, water.

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askhrgreen.org23 hours ago

💧💧Giveaway Time💧💧

October 21st is Imagine a Day Without Water and we're taking this opportunity to thank the essential water workers who are on the job 24/7 to ensure clean, safe tap water is delivered to the people of Hampton Roads.

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askhrgreen.org1 day ago

Clean out your medicine cabinet and bathroom drawers! This Saturday is National Drug Take Back Day and you can safely dispose of your unused, unneeded, or expired medication in a safe and environmentally-friendly way. Find the location nearest you at: https://askhrgreen.org/event/national-drug-take-back-day/
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askhrgreen.org2 days ago

Not all heroes wear capes! 👏🏼

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askhrgreen.org4 days ago

Wow. Did you know all of us here in Hampton Roads use approximately 135 million gallons of water every day? EVERY. DAY.

And did you know it takes an unseen network of waterway professionals managing more than 6,500 miles of water...

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askhrgreen.org5 days ago

You may have heard Hampton Roads has had glowing phosphorescence in our waterways… And while it’s beautiful to look at, what it is (and does) is not very pretty.

Phosphorescence or bioluminescence is an indication that there’s algae in the water....

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askhrgreen.org6 days ago

Do you know about the CBPA? Are you living in one without even knowing it? Find out! Use our interactive map to find out if you live in the CBPA and if so, what that means for managing your lawn and garden.