Water is not a scarce commodity here in Germany. The annual water extraction is only approximately 17 percent, which means that 83 percent of the available water supply is not used. The public drinking water supply in Germany comes 70 percent from ground and spring water, 13 percent from dams, sea or river water, and the remaining 17 percent from surface waters.
In Germany and many other European countries, water protection areas are those in which special conditions and prohibitions are in place to protect water.
‘TAKING OUT THE TRASH’: Soldiers, civilians, family members at USAG Ansbach take part in citywide cleanup
Soldiers from 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th CAB, and other U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach community members took part in Stadt Ansbach’s citywide litter clean-up April 1.
Beavers are very intelligent and adaptable creatures, and they are very good at doing many things. Klaus and Sabine, our beavers living at Soldiers Lake, are …
To help achieve the USAG Ansbach’s environmental goals this year, the garrison has decided to install a specific brand of automatic hands-free faucet in the bathrooms of Army Family Housing.
Planning a trip? Why not travel in a more environmentally responsible and sustainable way this time around?
Eurasian Tawny Owl: An estimated 43,000 to 75,000 breeding pairs call Germany their home.
The Environmental Management Division’s environmental newsletter for February is here.
The December 2016 Environmental Newsletter is here.
There are currently more than 14,000 beavers living in Bavaria and two of them are calling USAG Ansbach’s Soldiers Lake their home.