Water Conservation Articles

  • Study: Peers Influence Water Conservation Choices

    Noting the effects of water conservation on peers, researchers estimated that if 1% of Phoenix households cut consumption, it would lead to metropolitan water savings of 6.6 million gallons over the growing season. Researches found that those who adopted dry landscaping influenced their neighbors to do the same Economists and marketers alike know that social ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Vibratory Pile Driver used in Grand Canal Revetment construction

    After years of investment and construction, in some relatively developed areas, the stage of large-scale investment in infrastructure has basically been completed. However, China is still in the stage of rapid development of industrialization and urbanization, and infrastructure, such as transportation, water conservancy, energy, information, and pipe networks, remains. There are ...

  • Vibratory Pile Driver used in Grand Canal Revetment construction

    After years of investment and construction, in some relatively developed areas, the stage of large-scale investment in infrastructure has basically been completed. However, China is still in the stage of rapid development of industrialization and urbanization, and infrastructure, such as ...


    By lydite trading company

  • Hotels Embrace Water Sustainability as a Bottom-Line Necessity

    Measures by the major water consumers range from efficient fixtures to in-house desalination In the United States, hotel rooms, pools, landscaping, laundries, and other facilities account for 15% of all water use in institutional and commercial facilities. And globally, many international hotel ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Alternatives for domestic water tariff policy in the municipality of Chania, Greece, toward water saving using game theory

    As defined in the EU Water Framework Directive, every water tariff policy should be fair toward customers, generate legitimate revenue, and motivate consumers toward water saving. In the city of Chania, Greece, the inhabitants have asked for a fairer tariff policy and exhibited the intention to save water under the implementation of stricter measures. Therefore, a two-person zero-sum game was ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Water loss reduction: a new approach to achieve real water savings and environmental benefits

    Water scarcity is a harsh reality for many regions. As a result, reducing losses from water supply systems (WSSs) is of great environmental importance around the world. In France, water suppliers are legally bound to reduce losses from their WSSs through loss reduction action plans (LRAPs). For these plans to work, they need to suit the area to which they are applied. Their impacts on water ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • An economic-efficiency analysis of water conservancy investment in Heilongjiang Province based on projection pursuit clustering and DEA models

    Water conservancy investment affects economic development. To scientifically analyze its economic efficiency, this paper employs a projection pursuit clustering model based on the real-coded accelerated genetic algorithm to reduce the number of output index systems for each year, and the relative economic efficiency is obtained for 13 cities in Heilongjiang Province during the period 2007–2012 ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • 10 Water Saving Tips for Early Spring

    As winter quickly draws to a close, the time has come to inspect the damage caused by the past few months of freezing temperatures, ice, and snow. With the inevitable annual thaw in mind, we have compiled a list of tips to help you identify leaks and conserve water by staying proactive throughout the spring and summer. With a whopping 850 water main breaks every day in the United States, you can ...


    By WaterSignal

  • 5 ways to conserve water this winter

    Water conservation is something we harp on during the summertime, but what about during the winter? When the irrigation systems shut down, it’s easy to put conservation on the back burner while indoor water waste continues to occur. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the average person uses 80-100 gallons per day for everything from cooking, to showering and flushing the ...


    By WaterSignal

  • Aura, the city of colour – Australia's shining example of widescale integrated water cycle management

    Aura, the ‘City of Colour’, is a 48,000 person masterplanned community on Queensland's Sunshine Coast. Aura commenced construction in 2015 and will be developed over the next 25 years. Aura sets a benchmark in Australia regarding large scale urban water sustainability through the application of techniques such as rainwater capture and reuse, construction and operational stormwater treatment, ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • The politics of water conservation: identifying and overcoming barriers to successful policies

    Policies that increase the reliance of a water-supply organization (WSO) on water conservation have economic and environmental benefits, but some cities and WSOs have been reluctant to pursue such policies to their full extent. Previous research has identified barriers such as WSOs’ concerns with revenue loss and consumers’ concerns with changes in lifestyle. Based on interviews in four US ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Ten Ways to Conserve Water This Holiday Season

    The holiday season is almost here, which to us at WaterSignal means even more opportunities to conserve water! As you gear up for the holidays, save water and money with these ten water saving tips: 1.) Buy recycled paper products: Products made from 100 percent recycled paper require much less water in their manufacturing than those made from virgin paper. 2.) Inspect bathroom ...


    By WaterSignal

  • Start Preparing for Winter With Our Winterizing Checklist

    We’re a little over halfway through October, which means winter is near and frigid temperatures are just around the corner. Whether you’re a property manager, building owner, or maintenance professional, you can never be too prepared for what the winter has in store. Preparation is the name of the game. As subzero winter temperatures roll in, even the ...


    By WaterSignal

  • 100 Simple Ways To Save Water

    To improve water conservation install a rain sensor, it turns off your irrigation when it rains. Use a weather-based controller. The use of smart controllers can reduce water usage 24% a year on average. Learn about available rebate programs ...


    By Jain Irrigation, Inc

  • Exploring the effects of domestic water management measures to water conservation attitudes using agent based modelling

    The urban water system's sustainable evolution requires managing both water supply and water demand within a complete urban water cycle framework. Such an approach, however, requires tools to analyse and simulate the complete system including both physical and cultural environments. One of the main challenges, in this regard, is the design and development of tools able to simulate the ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Monitoring Water Resources Beyond Irrigation

    Over the past year, California’s governor has taken unprecedented action, requiring Californians to drastically cut potable urban water use. While the restrictions may seem harsh to some, it actually provides an opportunity for building managers and community association boards to implement an effective long-term water conservation program. And the result can be significant dollar savings. ...


    By WaterSignal

  • Flood forecasting that considers the impact of hydraulic projects by an improved TOPMODEL model in the Wudaogou basin, Northeast China

    Many hydraulic projects such as reservoirs, ponds and paddy fields as well as soil and water conservation engineering projects have been constructed to improve utilization of water resources upstream of the Wudaogou station basin in Northeast China in recent years. As a result, the local hydrological characteristics of the basin and the flood runoff and process have been changed. These changes ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Barts Health NHS saves over £1million on water - Case Study

    Overview With a turnover of £1.25 billion and a workforce of 15,000 dealing on average with 750,000 patients annually, Barts Health is the largest NHS Trust in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers. Its aim is to be the most ...

  • Understanding the True Cost of Water

    Overcoming Barriers to Corporate Water Stewardship For companies pursuing corporate water stewardship strategies, a common barrier to action is the perceived low cost of water “at the tap.” Water reduction, reuse, and recycling projects often do not meet investment hurdle rates or compare positively to other investments. This also acts to limit community and watershed ...

  • Understanding the True Cost of Water - Overcoming Barriers to Corporate Water Stewardship

    For companies pursuing corporate water stewardship strategies, a common barrier to action is the perceived low cost of water “at the tap.” Water reduction, reuse, and recycling projects often do not meet investment hurdle rates or compare positively to other investments. This also acts to limit community and watershed engagement actions outside of the fence line as well. Our water and ...


    By Antea Group - USA

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