July 11, 2020

Featured in Green Sense Radio

Water Usage Reduction During COVID-19

As has been the case with electricity usage during the pandemic, water usage has also gone down. With the change in water usage, it’s had both positive and negative effects on  people and the environment, according to the latest findings by the Pacific Institute. Heather Cooley is Director of Research with the organization.

May 27, 2020

Featured in the San Francisco Chronicle

SF’s Shuttered Office Buildings Could Face New Health Threat: Unsafe Water

Before San Francisco office workers start streaming back to downtown high-rises again, property owners and managers need to make sure those buildings are safe. Not just from the threat of coronavirus circulating among cubicles, but from medical problems that can be caused when water in buildings sits stagnant for months.

May 7, 2020

Featured by NRDC

Data Show Millions at Risk of Water Shutoffs During COVID-19

To protect ourselves from the coronavirus, health officials repeatedly tell us to “wash our hands.” Many people can do that, but if you don’t have water in your home because it has been shut off by the water utility, you can’t perform this basic, life-saving function. 

April 22, 2020

Featured in Today

How the Global Lockdown is Affecting our Environment

While the coronavirus pandemic has upended our way of life, there are surprising ways in which it is actually helping our planet. In some places, animals such as sea turtles are being seen for the first time in years. Air quality is also improving.