Tag: water conservation

Erosion Control Devices

Erosion Control Devices

No one knows when it happened: some would say perhaps it made no sound, or maybe no one was listening, but something changed in the watershed upstream of several properties in a Noblesville, IN, subdivision. Suddenly, the slope of a streambank in a neighborhood backyard began wasting away.

Massachusetts Aims to Bring Energy-Efficiency to its Prisons

Massachusetts Aims to Bring Energy-Efficiency to its Prisons

As state governments look to reduce operating expenditures and increase operational efficiencies wherever possible, energy-efficiency upgrades provide an excellent opportunity to save energy, reduce costs, and minimize greenhouse gas emissions, helping states lead by example in reducing the environmental impacts of their operations.

State prisons actually provide a tremendous opportunity to

A Healthy Outlook

A Healthy Outlook

It’s no secret that healthcare facilities are among the most energy-intensive building environments. They operate on an around-the-clock lifecycle and must adhere to strict regulations. Today’s hospitals are under tremendous pressure to serve growing patient populations with shrinking budgets, and facilities staff are responsible for the difficult task of maintaining

Incentivized Conservation

Incentivized Conservation

Farmers in Colorado’s San Luis Valley raise potatoes, alfalfa, barley, and quinoa. But the arid, 8,000-square-mile area between the San Juan and Sangre de Cristo mountain ranges only receives an average of 7 inches of rainfall each year. So for decades, farmers have irrigated their fields from the subsurface groundwater.

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AMI + Data Management

AMI + Data Management

When it comes to water utilities managing data from AMI, “everything is evolving around analytics within the industry,” points out John Fillinger, director of utility marketing for Badger Meter.

Nestlé Waters Continues to Lead as Sacramento and Livermore Factories Achieve Prestigious Water Conservation Certification

Nestlé Waters Continues to Lead as Sacramento and Livermore Factories Achieve Prestigious Water Conservation Certification

Commits to certifying 20 bottling sites by Alliance for Water Stewardship worldwide by 2020

Nestlé Waters North America announced today that its Sacramento and Livermore, Calif., factories have received certification for meeting the rigorous Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Standard. Created by industry leaders and prominent environmental conservation groups such

Rolling Back Erosion With Tubes, Logs, and Socks

Rolling Back Erosion With Tubes, Logs, and Socks

No one knows when it happened: some would say perhaps it made no sound, or maybe no one was listening, but something changed in the watershed upstream of several properties in a Noblesville, IN, subdivision. Suddenly, the slope of a streambank in a neighborhood backyard began wasting away.

New Sizing Metrics for Water Storage

New Sizing Metrics for Water Storage

Fire flow needs and regulations have always dominated the metrics for sizing the water storage capacity of a municipality or business. But these days, climate change, drought, and population growth have entered the picture as additional factors requiring consideration.

College Stormwater Programs

College Stormwater Programs

Not too long ago, there were only two colleges in the United States where one could learn about stormwater management, notes Brant Keller, public works director for Griffin, GA.

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