July's Green Tip of the Month encourages people to wash their cars in the car wash, instead of at home. According to Southwest Car Wash Alliance, rinsing your car off with a garden hose at home can use 100 or more gallons of water. A standard garden hose can expel about 11 gallons of water per minute. Self-service car wash stations limit you to around 17 or 18 gallons of water, and according to a study from the 2018 International Carwash Association, most full-service car wash stations average 30-45 gallons of water per car. And many carwashes recycle and reuse water. Additionally, washing your car at home can wash dirt, oil, soap and other chemicals into a storm drain and into nearby rivers and lakes. Carwashes are designed to collect water to reuse and then send water to wastewater treatment plants to filter out pollutants.
Oct 27, 2021
The Town of Mountain Village presents a free opportunity for the community-at-large to compost pumpkins and other…Read More about Mountain Village to host community-wide pumpkin composting event November 1 and 2
Aug 16, 2021
The Mountain Village Green Team hosts its annual Community Clean Up Day on Saturday, August 21, 2021. This year’s Clean…Read More about Mountain Village Green Team Community Clean Up Day: August 21, 2021
Jun 1, 2021
In anticipation of a dry irrigation season, the Town of Mountain Village will be restricting outside watering beginning…Read More about Mountain Village to implement water conservation program on June 1, 2021