Coalition Sends Letter to President Obama

Asking for Recognition of Water Efficiency Alongside Energy Efficiency in Future Jobs Legislation

2009-12-29

The Alliance for Water Efficiency is part of a coalition of 16 organizations that have just sent a letter to President Obama asking for recognition of water efficiency alongside energy efficiency in future jobs legislation. 

barack obamaIn a letter dated December 29, 2009, the Alliance for Water Efficiency along with American Rivers, American Supply Association, Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International, First Supply, Irrigation Association, Kohler Co., Mechanical Contractors Association of America, Moen Incorporated, National Apartment Association, National Multi Housing Council, Plumbing Contractors of America, Plumbing Manufacturers Institute, Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors National Association, Real Estate Roundtable, and U.S. Green Building Council urged the President to propose to Congress the inclusion of plumbing and irrigation efficiency retrofits in legislation to create green jobs and boost the economy.  Furthermore, the letter recommended a jobs bill should include federal procurement of WaterSense products for new building and major renovations.

Click here to download a PDF of the letter.