Tag: water efficiency

Water efficiency is reducing water wastage by measuring the amount of water required for a particular purpose and the amount of water used or delivered. Water efficiency differs from water conservation in that it focuses on reducing waste, not restricting use.

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

Itron Awarded Contract with Cairns Regional Council for Smart Water Program Australian Council to Use OpenWay® Riva IoT Solution to Conserve Water and Limit Waste

Itron Awarded Contract with Cairns Regional Council for Smart Water Program Australian Council to Use OpenWay® Riva IoT Solution to Conserve Water and Limit Waste

Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI), a world-leading technology and services company dedicated to the resourceful use of energy and water, and the Cairns Regional Council (CRC) in Australia’s Far North Queensland announced today that they have entered into a contract to modernize CRC’s water distribution system with Itron’s OpenWay Riva IoT

Water Efficiency—Reader Favorites

Water Efficiency—Reader Favorites

Listed below are the top Editor Blogs, Reader Favorite articles, and Water Efficiency magazine articles for you to enjoy. This list is curated based on reader views, search traffic, e-mail click-through, and most commented articles.

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

Embracing Water Audits

Embracing Water Audits

Water remains a scarce resource throughout the country. But it’s important, even for utilities that aren’t serving drought-stricken areas, to make sure that they are getting paid the right amount for the water they are delivering. It’s important, too, that they quickly identify and repair costly leaks throughout their systems.

Analysis: Unlocking Flow of Capital to Water Sector Requires Smart, Integrated Strategies

Analysis: Unlocking Flow of Capital to Water Sector Requires Smart, Integrated Strategies

Scan provides roadmap for accelerating green infrastructure, planning and preparedness solutions that protect the most vulnerable

Unlocking the flow of capital to accelerate improvements to water infrastructure that advance climate resilience and protect urban low-income communities from flooding requires integrated strategies for investments and grantmaking, concludes a recently released analysis.

“Giant Toilets You’re Unable to Flush”

“Giant Toilets You’re Unable to Flush”

After the devastating floods from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, we’re hearing a lot about the houses and other structures that have been destroyed. But what if your house was flooded and is salvageable? It’s not only water you’re dealing with—which would be bad enough—but also the many toxins and pathogens

Rainfall, Nutrients, and the Dead Zone

Rainfall, Nutrients, and the Dead Zone

A few weeks ago in this space, I mentioned the algae blooms plaguing Florida this year, largely the result of nutrient-rich water being released from Lake Okeechobee. Unfortunately, it’s not just Florida that’s experiencing the problem—there’s plenty to go around.

A recently published study in Science shows that excess nutrients

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