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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 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 2, 2020
The Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) seeks a responsible and resourceful individual to serve in the position of Office Manager, which will report directly to the President and CEO. The Office Manager is a full-time (5 day, 40-hours per week), exempt position. The Office Manager will lead all administrative functions for the organization. The individual applying would be intrinsically well-organized and flexible.
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Submitted on December 12, 2019
Last week President Trump announced at a Business Leader Roundtable Meeting that he has tasked the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to investigate the efficacy of water efficiency standards for toilets, showerheads, and faucets in the United States. This announcement received considerable press coverage, and as a result, the Alliance for Water Efficiency has been fielding numerous information requests since Friday.
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Submitted on November 14, 2019
Water Efficiency in Congress; AWE Signs Multiple Showerhead MOU with PMI; AMI Project Update and November 21 Webinar; AWE Water Star Award winner: Kathy Nguyen; Revising the AWE Tracking Tool; Update on AWE’s Cooling Technology Study; Member Interview: Carl Yates, President of Yates Water Management, former GM of Halifax Water; Member Spotlight: Dynamic Water Technologies’ Water Treatment Solution Reduces Water Use in Cooling Towers
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Submitted on November 7, 2019
For some time, the Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) has been concerned about the issue of multiple showerheads in single shower stalls, and particularly how the subject is treated in green stretch codes that stress water efficiency. After some negotiation, on November 7th AWE and the Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) came to an agreement and signed a Memorandum of Understanding to deal with this issue.
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Submitted on October 3, 2019
Congratulations to 2019 AWE Water Star Recipient Kathy Nguyen of Cobb County Water System!
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Submitted on October 3, 2019
2019 WaterSense Award goes to the Alliance for Water Efficiency for Excellence in Strategic Collaboration!
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Submitted on September 24, 2019
Congratulations to Mary Ann Dickinson for being awarded the 2019 Green Professional of the Year by the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials.
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