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Submitted on July 16, 2021
In this issue of Water Efficiency Watch: WaterSmart Innovations Conference and AWE Meetings; AWE Launches Pilot Program for Whole-Home Flow Monitoring Devices and Smart Irrigation Controllers; AWE Sends Letter Asking for Water Efficiency Funding; New G480 Water Conservation Standard; AWE Grant Program Funds Educational Gardens; Examining the Water and Land Use Connection in Water Utility Planning Requirements; Smart Irrigation Month; Drought Response Resources; Peter Mayer Wins George Anderson Award; AWE Member Spotlight
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Submitted on July 6, 2021
AWE has released two Requests for Proposals for nationwide (excluding California) direct distribution pilot programs covering whole-home flow monitoring devices and smart irrigation controllers.
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Submitted on July 2, 2021
On July 1st the U.S. House of Representatives passed the $715 billion Invest in America Act, with funding for transportation and water infrastructure.
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Submitted on June 21, 2021
**Petition Closed** Please sign this petition from the Alliance for Water Efficiency asking Congress to take the nation's water crisis seriously by including significant water efficiency funding in infrastructure legislation.
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Submitted on June 16, 2021
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is releasing $166.6 million in FY’21 funding for the Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP). In total, $1.1 billion will be available through LIHWAP grants from the 2021 Consolidated Appropriations Act and the 2021 American Rescue Plan Act.
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Submitted on June 3, 2021
The Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) is happy to announce the launch of its Learning Landscapes Grant Program for the 2021-2022 school year. AWE offers this grant program to support building or improving educational outdoor spaces that allow school-age children to experience hands-on, applied learning about landscape water use.
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Submitted on May 25, 2021
With the current drought already impacting over 90 million people in the U.S. and with water scarcity likely to get worse because of population growth and climate change, there is an urgent need to invest in water efficiency.
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Submitted on May 18, 2021
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Submitted on April 1, 2021
Yesterday the White House announced its American Jobs Plan with a focus on economic development and job creation through infrastructure investment. AWE and its member organizations are currently analyzing the plan and working with congress and Biden administration officials to ensure funding for water-efficient infrastructure and products are included.
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Submitted on March 10, 2021
In this Issue of Water Efficiency Watch: AWE Hires Ron Burke as President and CEO; AWE Releases Cooling Tower Estimating Model and Guide; Ron Voglewede Appointed to Michigan Council on Climate Solutions; WSI 2021; Legal Appeal of DOE Rulemakings; AWWA Releases New G480 Standard; New EPA Specifications; Fix a Leak Week; Tax-Exempt Rebates in GREEN Act; Upcoming Webinars; AWE Corporate Advisory Council; News Briefs.
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