Submitted on July 8, 2020
In this Issue: AWE Releases Report on Water Affordability in Detroit; Congress Passes HR 2—Includes Tax Exemption for Water Conservation Rebates; Smart Irrigation Month; Upcoming Conferences; Texas Water Conservation Scorecard; Still Time to Support WaterSense; US Bureau of Reclamation provides $3.3 million to 52 WaterSMART Small-Scale Water Efficiency Projects; Tom Ash, Tireless Water Conservation Missionary; Business Member Spotlight: ConserveTrack.
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Submitted on June 30, 2020
The Alliance for Water Efficiency released its report, "An Assessment of Water Affordability and Conservation Potential in Detroit, Michigan," which evaluates water affordability and water conservation potential at the census tract level.
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Submitted on May 5, 2020
We need your help! Supportive comments are needed in response to a Federal Register notice.
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Submitted on May 4, 2020
In this issue of Water Efficiency Watch: WaterSense Needs Your Help; Learning Landscapes Grant Program; #GivingTuesdayNow; Water Sector Vigilance in response to COVID-19; 84% of Americans Want Increased Investment in Water; CalWEP Tools and Tips for Working at Home; Register for the next Innovations in Efficiency Webinar; Member Interview with Jennifer Walker; Conferences Rescheduled
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Submitted on April 29, 2020
AWE is happy to announce the launch of its Learning Landscapes Grant Program. 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 the water our landscapes consume.
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Washing dog with WaterSense showerhead
Submitted on April 15, 2020
In a press statement released last week, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it is not making any changes at this time in WaterSense® efficiency specifications for toilets, showerheads and faucets. However, EPA is now seeking public comment and information on consumer satisfaction with the WaterSense® program.
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Submitted on March 17, 2020
In this issue of Water Efficiency Watch: WaterWays Platform launched as New AWE Member Benefit; Fix a Leak Week; World Water Day; Lake Mead Rising; Are Our Water Efficiency Standards Still in Jeopardy?; AWE Op-ed in Resilience Matters: Action in an Age of Uncertainty; Next Webinar on April 16 in AWE’s Exemplary Programs Series; Brave Blue World Movie Coming Out; Whirlpool's Water Efficiency Research; Member Interview: Amy Talbot, Regional Water Authority; SWAT 2020 Awards; AWE Coronavirus Update; Member Updates; News Briefs/Web Links.
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Submitted on February 13, 2020
The WaterWays rebate platform is now available at a special discount to AWE members
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Submitted on January 30, 2020
AWE Launches Drought Restrictions Study; House Democrats Release New Infrastructure Framework that includes Water Efficiency; The Latest with President Trump and Water Efficient Fixtures; New Rebate Membership Offering – WaterWays; Thank you to our Holiday Giving Campaign donors – Donations Appreciated; Practical Plumbing Handbook; USBR WaterSMART Program Funding Opportunities; California Releases Draft Water Resiliency Portfolio; Save the Date for World Water Day and Fix a Leak Week; Member interview: Kelly Kopp, USU; Member updates; News Briefs/Web Links.
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Submitted on January 23, 2020
The Alliance for Water Efficiency released a major new research study on municipal drought response and water demand. The Use and Effectiveness of Municipal Irrigation Restrictions During Drought study explores how drought response measures have been implemented and how water demand reductions have been achieved across different water suppliers in different states.
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