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2014-08-05 12:23:21

With more than 80% of California in extreme drought, consumers and utilities look to mobile water data to avoid peak water usage REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the midst of California's worst drought in decades, Dropcountr, the leading provider of digital water conservation solutions, today released a new feature to its current platform which provides California consumers with web and mobile app access to their daily water consumption data. Unlike traditional...

2014-07-24 16:22:24

169 cities in California embrace program to help property owners cut water use by up to a third SAN DIEGO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the threat of steep fines looming for residential water wasters throughout the state, 169 California communities are encouraging local residents to invest in water-saving upgrades through the HERO program. Projections show that California could save over 250 billion gallons of water annually with the HERO Program. Home Energy Renovation...

2014-03-31 12:23:24

INDIANAPOLIS, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Water Technologies (OTC Pink: GWTR) notes increasing water prices and limited supplies are increasing demand for tools that improve the efficiency of water distribution systems. The company has assembled innovative technologies for improving water efficiency, ranging from sensors and software that reduce leaks and pipeline rehabilitation techniques to customer dashboards that improve usage data. All fit into the company's "People +...

2014-03-17 08:30:57

Delta® bath technologies meet WaterSense® guidelines to help save water and money INDIANAPOLIS, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Minor water leaks account for more than 1 trillion gallons of water wasted each year in the U.S., which is equal to the annual water use of more than 11 million homes, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).(1) In conjunction with the EPA WaterSense(®) program's "Fix a Leak Week", Delta Faucet, the EPA's 2013 WaterSense Manufacturer Partner of...

2014-01-14 12:22:38

Independent Report Shows the First Large-Scale Deployment of a Behavioral Water Efficiency Program Greatly Reduced Water Demand at a Major California Utility SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Water Foundation (CWF), East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD), and WaterSmart Software jointly announced today the results of an independent study that indicates providing information that helps households compare their water use to neighborhood averages...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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