Resources and Tools

The Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) provides the most comprehensive Resource Library of water efficiency product information, best practices, research, codes and standards, programs, tools, and more. Our state-of-the-art tools help water and sustainability professionals be stewards of this vital resource and leaders in their communities. We also provide technical assistance to practitioners to help them navigate every day needs and solve long-term challenges. 

Resource Library

This online repository offers the latest and most comprehensive information available on water efficiency research, programs, best practices, tools and more. 

Water Conservation Tracking Tool

The Water Conservation Tracking Tool is an Excel-based model that can evaluate the water savings, costs, and benefits of conservation programs for a specific water utility. It provides a standardized methodology for water savings and benefit-cost accounting, and includes pre-defined conservation activities to build conservation programs. The Tool currently helps hundreds of water managers across North America make cost-effective investments in efficiency. 

Financing Sustainable Water: Aligning Rates, Revenue and Resources

Financing Sustainable Water provides practical information to guide utilities from development through implementation of rate structures that balance revenue management, resource efficiency and fiscal sustainability, along with other goals such as affordability and equity. It provides helpful tools, such as the free AWE Sales Forecasting and Rate Model, to water managers, elected officials, and consumers.

AWE G480 Leaderboard

The AWE G480 Leaderboard proves communities with a valuable process for evaluating their conservation programs against the voluntary G480 Water Conservation Program Operation and Management Standard to find opportunities for improvement and showcase their successes.