Encourage Water Conservation with These Four Tools

Water seems ubiquitous – we turn on the tap, and it’s there. However, less than two percent of water on the planet is freshwater, and only 1 percent is available as drinking […]

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Water Conservation: Partnering With Ratepayers To Reduce Costs

Potable water is valuable and requires time, labor and resources to produce and deliver to ratepayers, and water utilities are expected to maintain a constant, clean supply with aging infrastructure […]

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How To Conserve Water When You’re Losing It

Three percent of water on our planet is freshwater and only 1 percent is suitable for drinking, so it’s not difficult to see that we must conserve water for the [...]

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Smart Meters Can Help Stop The Loss Of Water… And Dollars

A state audit found that Pittsburgh is losing half of the clean water it processes; Olean, N.Y., loses two of every five gallons; Ontario, Canada, is losing $700 million a […]

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Green Infrastructure: Three Ways To Partner With Residents

As municipal officials turn to the cost-savings and environmental and social benefits of green infrastructure, there’s one important factor that can mean the difference between success and failure: community buy-in. [...]

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Green Infrastructure: Three Key Concepts for Municipal Officials

As municipal officials look to improve infrastructure, rehabilitate distressed neighborhoods and make communities more livable, many are turning to green infrastructure, which uses existing infrastructure, such as parks, to contain […]

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Water Conservation in Drought: A Three-Pronged Approach

Here are a few tips to help residents with water conservation in a drought: Use washing machines and dishwashers for full loads only. When washing dishes or hands, brushing teeth or […]

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America’s Water Infrastructure Crisis: The Six Pillar Solution

Clean water technologies (filtration and chlorination) are likely the most important public health intervention of the 20th Century. —Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Every day, we habitually turn on […]

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Day Without Water

Turning on a spigot is something we do several times a day – whether to brush our teeth, wash dishes or cook. It’s not only routine, it’s something we don’t [...]

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Flashback Friday: Put Your Landscape On A Water Diet

When plants absorb sunlight to produce oxygen through photosynthesis, the water in their leavesevaporates, requiring the plant to pull water from the ground – which could be trouble for some […]

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