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Water conservation refers to the preservation, control and development of water resources, both surface and groundwater, and prevention of pollution.

The Learning Curve

The Learning Curve

What does it take to get people to care about what’s going on in their watershed? Or maybe there’s a question we need to ask even before that one—how many people really understand the dynamics of the water cycle, or for that matter what a watershed is? (Previous studies have

Water Utilities Face Development and Drought

Water Utilities Face Development and Drought

Being smart about how we grow and doing more with less” sums up the philosophy of the Las Vegas Valley Water District as it faces development in the Las Vegas Valley, according to Bronson Mack, a spokesman for the water district.

Perspectives on AMI Preparation

Perspectives on AMI Preparation

The reasons to migrate to Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) have been firmly established. AMI technology helps utilities better manage water usage for adequate sustainable water in the future. Utilities can be more proactive, serve as better stewards of water resources, and help ratepayers do the same. Money savings follow. Nevertheless,

Oldcastle Precast Signs Agreement With Water Harvesting Solutions

MAY 2014: Littleton, CO –   Oldcastle Precast, provider of stormwater management solutions, has signed an agreement with Hinsdale Illinois based Water Harvesting Solutions (Wahaso), a leading water harvesting systems provider, to collaborate on projects involving water harvesting and underground stormwater/rainwater storage and treatment systems. This partnership will facilitate the ability

Oldcastle Precast Signs Agreement with Water Harvesting Solutions

MAY 2014: Littleton, CO –  Oldcastle Precast, provider of stormwater management solutions, has signed an agreement with Hinsdale Illinois based Water Harvesting Solutions (Wahaso), a leading water harvesting systems provider, to collaborate on projects involving water harvesting and underground stormwater/rainwater storage and treatment systems. This partnership will facilitate the ability

WaterSense Partners of the Year

WaterSense Partners of the Year

Nationwide, thousands of WaterSense partners work collaboratively to drive innovation in manufacturing, educate consumers, and transform the market for water efficiency. By producing and promoting WaterSense labeled products, new homes, and programs, these partners have helped save Americans 487 billion gallons of water and $8.9 billion in water and energy

Reader Profile: Marie Cefalo

Marie Cefalo is the supervisor for Cary, NC’s water conservation program, which takes a three-pronged approach: education, financial incentives, and regulatory measures. The program was born in 1996 of short-term capacity issues and now focuses on long-term water resource management. Outreach initiatives include a comprehensive website, a fix-a-leak week campaign,

The Water-Energy Nexus

The Water-Energy Nexus

In this study, water and energy use data (2006–2011) from water wells are analyzed for San Jose State University (SJSU). SJSU is a four-year public university with an enrollment of 30,000 and located in San Jose, CA. It is found out that water and energy use correlate each other, and

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