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.
The public-private platform will include mapping and visualizing tools that analyze facilities' impact on watersheds at risk.
October 5, 2011 3:57am |
To pursue a clean energy agenda, follow the U.S. military's lead and focus on issues both political parties can get behind, former Colorado governor Bill Ritter said Tuesday at the inaugural SXSW...
1 | October 5, 2011 3:00am |
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 |
Research from water infrastructure monitoring company TaKaDu suggests that a sharper focus on appropriate pricing encourages fewer unexplained leaks and losses.
7 | September 28, 2011 3:10am |
Natives in India have been growing their own living bridges for centuries. Does it get any greener than that?
3 | September 27, 2011 6:00am |
Partnership focused on Chinese operations should result in technologies for energy management, energy generation and waste-to-value conversion.
1 | September 21, 2011 3:59am |
Entertainment giant AEG seeks to make the planned Farmers Field football stadium the "most environmentally sustainable stadium in the world."
9 | September 20, 2011 2:17pm |
The ideas introduced at the Cuernavaca facility in Mexico's Morelos state will show up in at least 30 new Unilever plants between now and 2015.
September 15, 2011 3:03am |
A new energy-efficiency toolkit has been launched for hotel properties in Europe; closer to home, the Starwood hotel group has snagged its 15th LEED certification.
1 | September 14, 2011 2:50pm |
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 Central Basin Municipal Water District in California created a news agency to write favorable articles about it for Google News. To what extent, publicity?
2 | September 13, 2011 7:45am |
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 |
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 |
Company plans to create a joint venture focused on water solutions by October 2011.
1 | August 31, 2011 3:15am |
With significant rainfall comes significant runoff, carrying with it pesticides, sewage and oil. And it also disturbs sediment.
3 | August 30, 2011 3:15pm |
Do you know how your favorite hotel performs with respect to sustainability? My guess is you don't.
1 | August 30, 2011 12:06pm |
Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin and IBM say they've developed new flood prediction technology that can simulate rivers 100 times faster than real life.
1 | August 25, 2011 7:59am |
Water Wednesday: PepsiCo, Nature Conservancy share watershed lessons, prep decision-making tool
August 24, 2011 5:26am |
WaterAid's new WASHwatch.org tool reveals how much developing nations are budgeting for water conservation and sanitation services, then rates them.
August 23, 2011 8:42am |
All over the world, the inhabitants of cities are figuring out how to recycle their water supply ad infinitum
6 | August 15, 2011 11:00am |