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This journalist attempted to track his family's water use and learned much about...

AWE - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 11:14
This journalist attempted to track his family's water use and learned much about water service, how we compare to other parts of the world and how we pay for it - including that, "In many cases, what we pay does not cover the utilities' full costs of sending water, replacing century-old pipes and adhering to Clean Water Act mandates."


Counting gallons: How much water do you use?
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A Marketplace reporter tracks the water his family uses in a day – and its cost.

Collaboration, cooperation and more efficient water use will be key to helping t...

AWE - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 14:08
Collaboration, cooperation and more efficient water use will be key to helping the southwest's cities, farms & the environment share a shrinking Colorado river. Great perspectives and visuals in this Voice of America piece.


Water's Edge: A Shrinking River Threatens the U.S. Southwest
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A 14-year drought has threatened a key resource in the Southwest. Water levels of the Colorado river have dropped significantly, and VOA looks into how local officials are trying to save water.

Water rates "ultimately drive the ability of communities to protect their enviro...

AWE - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 12:36
Water rates "ultimately drive the ability of communities to protect their environment and public health," but are often misunderstood or oversimplified. The four rate setting "myths" reviewed here by the UNC Environmental Finance Center are helpful reminders to water providers everywhere. Visit www.FinancingSustainableWater.org for more rate setting solutions.


Four Myths About Water Rate Setting
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Water rates come in all shapes and sizes and rate setting is no longer as simple as an annual across the board rate adjustment.

Investments in consistent, long-term customer education programs on water are cr...

AWE - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 09:04
Investments in consistent, long-term customer education programs on water are critical in water-stressed areas, according to a new statewide poll conducted by the Texas Water Foundation Only 28 percent of Texans say they “definitely know” the natural source of their drinking water - exactly the exact same percent as 10 years ago - despite a period of record drought. Learn more:


Water Efficiency Watch Newsletter February 2015
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Water Efficiency Watch Newsletter February 2015

The February edition of AWE's Water Efficiency Watch is here and brimming with t...

AWE - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 09:10
The February edition of AWE's Water Efficiency Watch is here and brimming with the latest on industry awards, EPA WaterSense updates, upcoming events, AWE member news, new research at AWE and more. Get up to speed here!


Water Efficiency Watch Newsletter February 2015
www.allianceforwaterefficiency.org
Water Efficiency Watch Newsletter February 2015

Can we apply the principles of sustainability found in the forest system to our...

AWE - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 07:08
Can we apply the principles of sustainability found in the forest system to our water and wastewater problems? The Charles River Watershed Association considers this and more in this great blog post.


Water Transformation Part 1: Thoughts About the Science
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Part 1 of a series by Bob Zimmerman, Executive Director of Charles River Watershed Association, that examines and re-imagines water infrastructure.

Advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) can enable utilities to provide better fe...

AWE - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 12:11
Advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) can enable utilities to provide better feedback to customers on water usage, support enforcement monitoring and more sophisticated rates, and facilitate real-time analysis - improving efficiency of leak detection, non-revenue water management, and other conservation efforts. Join us Feb 19 for a webinar on the benefits of applying AMI technology, pitfalls to avoid and the latest on standardization. Register here!


Alliance for Water Efficiency News
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AWE TO HOLD WEBINAR ON AMI AND WATER EFFICIENCY Interested in how AMI (Advanced Metering Infrastructure) can assist your water conservation program? Having trouble determining customer water usage and how to identify leaks? Concerned about the issues in choosing AMI/AMR technologies and how to avoid…

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

AWE - 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...

AWE - 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...

AWE - 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.

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