Tag: conservation

Spotted Lanternfly

Stop the Spread-Spotted Lanternfly

Stop the Spread!!! The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) announced today that a small population of the invasive spotted lanternfly has been found in the City of Fitchburg, close to where a lanternfly nymph was reported earlier this summer. Agricultural inspectors are in the middle of performing extensive surveys in the area, but currently … Continued

Stop the Spread-Spotted Lanternfly

Stop the Spread!!! The Woburn Conservation Commission, Department of Public Works and Engineering Division would like you to be on the lookout for the spotted lanternfly, recently observed in Woburn.  The City has been contacted by the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources with this important information below. From Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources: The Massachusetts … Continued

Water Conservation Team!

Hello Woburnites! We are introducing a new group implemented to help conserve water in Woburn called the Water Conservation Team (WCT)! The goal of our first project is to inform the public of what water conservation is and the importance of it. In order to achieve this, we placed posters around Woburn with tips and … Continued

Make the rain work FOR YOU!

As temperatures begin to rise, so does the concern for drought. With this in mind, it is imperative that we do all we can to reduce water usage. One great way to help conserve water is through the use of a rain barrel. A rain barrel is a large, plastic barrel with a spigot that … Continued

Fix a Leak Week Comes to a Close

Today is the last day of Fix a Leak Week.  We hope you’ve poked around your home in search of leaks.  If you have and you need to purchase new water-using appliances, fixtures or other devices, please be sure to look for WaterSense-labelled products to ensure your new items are water-saving.  For more information on … Continued

Fix a leak week!

Here’s a great video from our friends in Concord, NH on how to detect a leaky toilet in your home!

It’s Fix a Leak Week!

Every March, during Fix a Leak Week, the EPA’s WaterSense program encourages Americans to check their household plumbing fixtures and irrigation systems for leaks that can waste more than 1 trillion gallons each year. But any time of year is a good time to hunt down leaks that not only waste water, but money and … Continued