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Submitted on August 5, 2015
AWE is pleased to announce that at its annual member meeting and reception in Las Vegas on October 6, 2015 the featured speaker will be Brian Richter, Chief Scientist for the Global Water Program of The Nature Conservancy, President of Sustainable Waters—a global water education organization, and author.
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Submitted on July 17, 2014
To cope with its deepening drought, the State of California adopted on July 15, 2014 an emergency resolution and regulation which mandates minimum actions by water providers to curb water waste and conserve water.
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Submitted on June 26, 2014
AWE President and CEO Mary Ann Dickinson testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources. The purpose of the hearing was to hear testimony on S.1971, the "Nexus of Energy and Water for Sustainability Act of 2014."
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Submitted on June 11, 2014
Bruce Rhodes, Manager of Water Resource Management at Melbourne Water, will be the headline speaker at the Annual Membership meeting, with a talk entitled Lessons Learned from Australia: What Happens when the Drought is Over?
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Submitted on April 8, 2014
On April 7, 2014 at the National Geographic Society Headquarters in Washington, D.C. the U.S. Water Alliance and hundreds of water leaders from across the country celebrated the Alliance for Water Efficiency and others as this year's U.S. Water Prize winners.
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Submitted on April 8, 2014
The Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS), a partnership of global leaders in sustainable water management, released the International Water Stewardship Standard version 1.0, the first global framework to promote sustainable freshwater use.
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Submitted on April 7, 2014
The Colorado Legislature approved Senate Bill 103, phasing in the sale of WaterSense labeled water fixtures on Third Reading.
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Submitted on March 21, 2014
Saturday, March 22 (2014) marks World Water Day, an international day of reflection on our planet’s water challenges. This year also marks another significant moment in water history: the 20th anniversary of the implementation of the Energy Policy Act, which mandated more water and energy efficient plumbing fixtures, including toilets, urinals, showerheads and faucets.
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Submitted on March 19, 2014
On March 19, 2014, delivering on a commitment in the President’s Climate Action Plan, the White House launched the Climate Data Initiative, an ambitious new effort bringing together extensive open government data and design competitions with commitments from the private and philanthropic sectors to develop data-driven planning and resilience tools for local communities.
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Submitted on March 7, 2014
On March 4, 2014 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a notice of proposed rulemaking and a public meeting related to new energy conservation standards for commercial clothes washers.
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