Water conservation involves the reduction in usage of water as well as the recycling of waste water for various purposes, including cleaning, manufacturing, and agricultural irrigation. A major issue for both consumers and industry alike, water conservation is increasingly important in a world with a rapidly growing population, particularly in urban areas.
Almost two-thirds of U.S. states face a water shortage by 2013. Is your company prepared for the potential business impact?
2 | September 8, 2010 5:08am |
One thing on which they agree: agricultural applications still generate the largest impact on water consumption.
3 | September 14, 2010 4:39am |
Water for People CEO Ned Breslin wants to create sustainable ways to provide drinking water and proper sanitation to countries in the developing world.
March 24, 2011 10:16am |
Who owns water? At The Atlantic's Green Intelligence Forum 2010, water experts debate whether public or private entities own the world's water supply -- and how that impacts efficient distribution.
12 | October 28, 2010 9:18am |
The brewer seeks broader internal and external support for its sustainability initiatives by simplifying the way it describes the environmental impact of beer.
3 | September 7, 2011 3:31am |
The public-private platform will include mapping and visualizing tools that analyze facilities' impact on watersheds at risk.
October 5, 2011 3:57am |
When seeking long-term solutions to water management, the Florida utility serving Tampa Bay opted to let a private-sector partner build and operate its treatment facility.
September 14, 2011 3:40am |
The centuries-old flush toilet design is getting an overhaul, with an eye toward water and energy conservation.
34 | November 17, 2011 9:22pm |
Research with environmental groups helps lead to pledge to ban phosphorous by the end of 2012.
October 12, 2011 3:21am |
Did you know that 36 U.S. states expect water shortages by 2013? A new report about water conservation, sponsored by Oracle, looks at how smart grid policies could help manage our most precious...
January 11, 2010 11:31am |
A couple of students have created a "water footprint" infographic that visually details the volume of water consumption throughout various parts of the world.
15 | March 23, 2011 11:39pm |
In Austin, editor Andrew Nusca writes of continued water shortages -- and how perception is everything when it comes to scarcity and conservation.
22 | October 3, 2011 9:41pm |
To promote water conservation, not-for-profit group Word Above the Street draws attention to New York's water tanks and the city's own abundant supply.
2 | February 26, 2012 7:05pm |
Web-based application gets top honors for improving grape vineyard yields with a minimum of waste.
2 | March 18, 2010 5:31am |
GE partners with Miahona in its latest move to bring its water conservation technology to the increasingly populous but water-hungry Middle East.
2 | October 4, 2010 7:43am |
In an example of urban water conservation, the city of San Diego has cut its consumption by 11 percent.
2 | July 21, 2010 6:14am |
IBM and the City of Dubuque, Iowa are launching a four-month study to better understand water consumption and conservation by the city and its residents.
October 4, 2010 10:25am |
Drop by Drop, part of the UN's "The Future We Want" initiative, the competition seeks inspiring designs from Europeans to motivate others to conserve water.
2 | February 1, 2012 7:30am |
First Solar, General Electric and Verve Energy will build Australia's first utility-scale solar farm to power a nearby desalination plant.
4 | August 31, 2011 7:12am |
New report raises concerns over long-term investments in U.S. water infrastructure.
May 3, 2010 7:44am |