Water Conservation

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Feb 9 2017

The American Water Works Assn. announced that CEO David LaFrance has joined the...

water reuse, direct potable reuse, arizona, toilet to tap
Feb 8 2017

In drought-prone states like Arizona, nature and weather are forcing...

Feb 3 2017

In May 2016, California relaxed the water restrictions it imposed on residents and businesses in 2015. The initial restrictions were referred to...

Feb 3 2017

Watching a 21st-century America’s Cup racing yacht in action is jaw-dropping. The state-of-the-art catamarans harness a solid airplane wing-like...

Feb 3 2017

With so much talk in the water industry about the effects drought and water scarcity have on water supply and quality, it can be strange to think...

san antonio, desalination, water, sources, aquifer, texas, drought
Jan 31 2017

The San Antonio Water System (SAWS) introduced a new drinking water source for the city: desalination. This drought-resistant source will help San...

Waukesha, Wisconsin, water, wastewater, treatment, Lake Michigan, pipe
Jan 19 2017

In Waukesha, Wis., a feud is brewing between the Great Lakes and Saint Lawrence Cities Initiative (GLSLC), a group of U.S. and Canadian mayors,...

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Oct 25 2016

Waterless Co. Inc. released the annual water footprint statistics for the top 10 water-using countries in the world.

Water consumption is...

culligan, sea water, desalination, plant, water reuse, italy, europe
Oct 18 2016

Culligan launched the SW Evo Sea Water Reverse Osmosis Desalinator—a skid-mounted seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) treatment plant suitable for...

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Oct 11 2016

On Oct. 10 in Brisbane, Australia, 200 leaders from the public and private sectors, including government ministers, business and civil society...

new england, massachusetts, drought, isotopes, water
Oct 5 2016

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, hydrologist David Boutt analyzed the current severe drought in parts of New England. According to Boutt, the...

Sep 28 2016

The owners and managers of commercial buildings always have two things on their minds: tenant satisfaction and new ways to control costs.

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Sep 15 2016

In early 2014, North America witnessed one of its most extreme winter seasons in history. Low temperature records were broken throughout most of...

Imagine a day without water, NAWC, Michael deane, executive director, statement
Sep 15 2016

Five hundred organizations and thousands of individuals across the country have pledged to participate in...

farm, securing water for food, innovations, fourth call, water-food security
Aug 15 2016

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), the Ministry of Foreign...

Agriculture operations, West
Jun 28 2016

The departments of Agriculture (USDA) and the Interior announced more than $47 million in investments to help water districts and producers on...

Santa Clara, California, drought
Jun 17 2016

The Santa Clara Valley Water District board of directors lowered its water use reduction target to 20%, but emphasized that residents should...

san josé, water restrictions
Apr 1 2016

Water conservation measures will remain in effect for San José, Calif., residents and businesses for the time being. During a recent meeting, the...

epa, bureau of reclamation, innovative conservation program
Mar 31 2016

Three of the West’s largest municipal water agencies have partnered with federal agencies to kick off the latest round of an expanded competitive...

Mar 28 2016

If, like me, you are a fan of HGTV’s “Flip or Flop” and you are in the water industry, there is probably one aspect of the show that drives you...