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AWE Members - are your customer education efforts feeling a bit stale? Freshen t...

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 10:44
AWE Members - are your customer education efforts feeling a bit stale? Freshen them up with some Never Waste content and water-saving tips. Find out how to get free digital/social media images, event materials, postcards and more ideas here. http://www.allianceforwaterefficiency.org/Never-Waste.aspx


Alliance for Water Efficiency News
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Never Waste is a new national campaign from AWE that aims to raise awareness about the amount of water we waste in our daily lives and encourage consumers to take action to reduce water waste. AWE is teaming up with its members consisting of water suppliers, communities and industry organizations ac…

Thinking about booking a trip to escape the winter blues? If you book your fligh...

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 10:38
Thinking about booking a trip to escape the winter blues? If you book your flight, hotel or rental car through one of the vendors on Perkle, like Expedia, Booking or Priceline, a portion of your purchase goes directly to AWE! https://perkle.org/cause/alliance-for-water-efficiency


Helping Communities and Businesses Across the Nation Conserve Water | Alliance for Water...
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We all have a stake in the efficient use of our water resources. Demands on the nation's freshwater resources continue to grow, and the proper management of those resources is crucial to sustain life. Water efficiency is the least expensive and most

Wonder how they are solving water challenges in China, Norway and Bahrain? Don't...

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 10:37
Wonder how they are solving water challenges in China, Norway and Bahrain? Don't miss your chance to visit Cincinnati and learn from water experts all around the globe. Join us at the IWA Conference on Water Efficiency and Performance Assessment of Water Services! http://www.iwaefficient.com/2015/


IWA Conference 2015
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Don't miss your chance to be at this exciting conference and your chance to visit Cincinnati, one of the best kept secrets in all of North America.

Savings add up when you invest in efficiency - for both utilities and consumers....

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 10:29
Savings add up when you invest in efficiency - for both utilities and consumers. Forbes shows how wise water use at home results in saving the world and saving funds for things like fancy coffee drinks.


The Story Of The $4 Toilet And 7 Other Ways To Save The World
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My nine-year-old toilet wasn’t working right, and what in a normal bowl would take a single flush to send on its way took two or more tries in mine. This is supremely uncool here in Southern California, where we are in the middle of a drought. I was wracked with [...]

Can you help inspire progress in urban water efficiency by sharing knowledge abo...

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 09:32
Can you help inspire progress in urban water efficiency by sharing knowledge about products, policies, techniques and ideas? Don't forget to submit your abstract to present to the entire water efficiency community at WaterSmart Innovations by February 2!


WaterSmart Innovations 2015 — October 7-9, 2015 / Las Vegas, NV
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October 7-9, 2015 / Las Vegas, NV

AWE's new report, Water Offset Policies for Water-Neutral Community Growth, expl...

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:01
AWE's new report, Water Offset Policies for Water-Neutral Community Growth, explores programs that can effectively support sustainable development while protecting water resources. We're also excited to announce our Net Blue initiative with our partners at the Environmental Law Institute and River Network - which will create new resources and help communities utilize these strategies.


Alliance for Water Efficiency
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CHICAGO, Ill. (January 26, 2015) - Amidst growing demands on water resources, water demand offset and water-neutral growth programs show promise as an effective way for communities to support sustainable growth, according to a new report released today by the Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE). As…

At the World Economic Forum last week, CEOs and world leaders announced that the...

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 08:31
At the World Economic Forum last week, CEOs and world leaders announced that the global water crisis is now the largest risk and greatest impact to our lives and our planet. This CEO argues that "Now is the time for real leadership, and for the vision and willingness to embrace new technologies and techniques to help our nation do more with far less water." We agree!


Global Water Crisis Demands Business and Government Action
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Many of us, like me, who live in the western United States know that one big thunderstorm isn't going to solve the problem....

Early Registration is now open for International Water Association’s global Effi...

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:02
Early Registration is now open for International Water Association’s global Efficient2015 conference, which will be held for the first time in North America. Join us April 20-24, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio for 147 presentations and 25 posters from 37 countries, addressing the challenges that water providers are facing in the 21st century. A special feature of this conference will be a workshop to develop performance assessment metrics for water efficiency, a sorely needed topic.


IWA Conference 2015
www.iwaefficient.com
Don't miss your chance to be at this exciting conference and your chance to visit Cincinnati, one of the best kept secrets in all of North America.

Did you know that AWE's Home Water Works calculator is one of the most sophistic...

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 12:54
Did you know that AWE's Home Water Works calculator is one of the most sophisticated water use calculators around and can help your customers be smarter water users? Check out how the City of Bend, Oregon has partnered with us to give customers a full suite of tools and resources to help them reduce their water use this winter. Interested in customizing the calculator further for your service area? Ask us how!


City Of Bend Offers Water Conservation Tips And Tools
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Bend, Ore. – Beginning July 1, the city of Bend will base water and sewer bills on every drop of water you use. So conserving water could save you money, the city said Wednesday as it offered Continue Reading »

Outdoor water use is still poorly understood and is one of our greatest opportun...

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 10:11
Outdoor water use is still poorly understood and is one of our greatest opportunities to make water use more sustainable. As a first step, AWE has released a report which compiles research on outdoor water savings and recommends where new work is needed to understand what programs, practices, and irrigation technologies save the most water.


Alliance for Water Efficiency News
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Chicago, Ill. - The Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) released the first Phase of its Outdoor Water Savings Research Initiative: a report detailing the research compiled to date and identifying where the gaps in the research occur. The report is the first step in AWE’s project to help clarify wh…

Sporting a bit of stubble? Let those whiskers grow and wear your Drought Face pr...

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 08:58
Sporting a bit of stubble? Let those whiskers grow and wear your Drought Face proudly! Regional Water Authority is reminding Sacramento residents that beards save water (and so do other easy actions) with a fun campaign that will land one lucky resident on a billboard. Get in on the action at Be Water Smart!


BeWaterSmart | Show Us Your Drought Face!
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Show Us Your Drought Face! Your whiskers might be featured on a digital billboard The Regional Water Authority and local water providers are inviting residents to show off their Drought Face by showing off their whiskers this winter. Beards save water—about 5 gallons per shave. A Drought Face symbol…

AWE is thrilled to welcome two accomplished leaders in sustainability to our Boa...

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 09:37
AWE is thrilled to welcome two accomplished leaders in sustainability to our Board of Directors to help us achieve our mission! Learn more about our newest Directors, Ron Voglewede of Whirlpool Corporation and Rob Zimmerman of Kohler Co. here. We look forward to working with them, and we also thank Susan Stratton and Gunnar Baldwin for their 7 years of service each to AWE!


Alliance for Water Efficiency News
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CHICAGO, Ill. - The Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) Board of Directors announced that it has elected Ronald Voglewede, Global Sustainability Director of Whirlpool Corporation and Rob Zimmerman, Senior Channel Manager - Sustainability of Kohler Co., as Directors of AWE. "The Alliance is thrilled…

Are you up to speed on EPA WaterSense specifications? In December, WaterSense re...

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 09:08
Are you up to speed on EPA WaterSense specifications? In December, WaterSense released a draft specification for commercial flushometer valve toilets. If commercial facilities nationwide replaced all of their older, inefficient flushometer–valve toilets with high–efficiency versions, it would save an estimated 41 billion gallons of water per year. Get the details here:


Water Efficiency Watch - December 2014
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Water Efficiency Watch - December 2014 newsletter

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