Water Efficiency

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Jan 26 2018
When water products and sustainability are discussed in the same sentence, our minds immediately go to water savings.This is a natural place to start…
Sep 4 2017
Two U.S. high school students—Rachel Chang and Ryan Thorpe of Manhasset, N.Y.—have won the world’s most prestigious competition for water-related…
Aug 2 2017
Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio) introduced the Water Efficiency Improvement Act of 2017. The bipartisan legislation would…
Jun 6 2017
Figure 1. Sample Batch Processing-Style Pump Station System Design With the growing popularity of rainwater harvesting systems, the need for non-…
May 25 2017
Tuesday, the White House released its budget proposal. While most of the national news has highlighted the cuts to Medicaid, Food Stamps and other…
May 9 2017
Water professionals across North America kicked off Drinking Water Week with the theme “Your Water – To Know it Is to Love it.” The water community…
Apr 26 2017
The Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) and Plumbing Manufacturers Intl. (PMI) released research that shows that water-efficient toilets could…
Apr 25 2017
Plumbing Manufacturers Intl. (PMI) urged the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) to preserve and maintain the WaterSense…
Apr 13 2017
Following unprecedented water conservation and plentiful winter rain and snow, California Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. last week ended the drought state…
Mar 30 2017
Do you ever feel you are about to drown in all the news stories about water quality nowadays? Well, take a deep breath. The coverage is on the verge…
Mar 30 2017
Corncob Inc., a participant of The Water Council’s BREW Accelerator, demonstrated technology that could address the global water crisis. Company…
Mar 24 2017
Representative Tom Reed (R-New York) received the National Ground Water Assn.’s (NGWA) first-ever Industry Champion Award from NGWA CEO Kevin McCray…
Mar 24 2017
Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium announced an early victory on its goal to reduce the aquarium’s new water intake from the city and Lake Michigan by 50%. At…
Mar 22 2017
March 22, 2017, marked World Water Day 2017, a global initiative that encourages action in tackling the water crisis, reinforces sustainable water…
Mar 10 2017
Gutterglove Inc. announced that its manufactured gutter guards received certification through Underwriting Laboratories (UL) for NSF P151 and NSF 372…
Mar 9 2017
Oh, how California’s water fortunes have turned. Just less than two years ago, in April 2015, Gov. Jerry Brown stood in an empty brown field—a field…
Mar 3 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense program announced that Fix a Leak Week will be held March 20 to 26, 2017. WaterSense seeks to…
Feb 28 2017
Plumbing Manufacturers Intl. (PMI) decided to focus its 2017 advocacy on a series of efforts intended to educate policymakers about the untapped…
Feb 10 2017
The Santa Clara Valley Water District awarded $87,440 in grants to two projects expected to help the district meet its long-term goal of saving more…
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 as “…
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