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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...

2013-10-22 08:27:26

Lowe's adds SmartWay and WaterSense awards to ENERGY STAR honor MOORESVILLE, N.C., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) the highest honors for industry leadership in its SmartWay(®) and WaterSense(®) programs. Today, Lowe's received the 2013 SmartWay Excellence Award for its environmental performance in the freight transportation industry. This month, the EPA also recognized Lowe's with a 2013...

2013-10-10 08:23:57

ATLANTA, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today recognized The Home Depot® with a 2013 WaterSense Retail Partner of the Year award. The Home Depot was honored during the WaterSmart Innovations Conference for its commitment to water efficiency and outstanding efforts to support the WaterSense program during 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030502/HOMEDEPOTLOGO ) In 2012 alone, WaterSense-labeled products and new homes...

2013-10-03 16:21:09

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today named Delta Faucet Company a 2013 WaterSense(®1) Manufacturer Partner of the Year. The manufacturer of Delta(®), Brizo(®) and Peerless(®) branded products was honored in Las Vegas during the sixth annual WaterSmart Innovations Conference for its commitment to water efficiency and outstanding efforts to support the WaterSense program during 2012. "As a WaterSense partner since the...

2013-09-18 16:27:28

In the news release, KitchenAid Introduces Dishwasher With Industry's Lowest Water Usage, issued 09-Sep-2013 by KitchenAid over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the claim in the headline and first paragraph of "industry's lowest water usage" has been changed. The headline now reads, "KitchenAid Introduces Dishwasher With Lowest Water Usage" and the first paragraph, first sentence now reads, "...lowest water usage of any KitchenAid model ever offered." In addition, the claim...

2013-09-09 12:30:35

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest dishwasher from KitchenAid, the pioneers behind the first models ever made for the home, combines the best cleaning and drying performance ever offered by KitchenAid with the industry's lowest water usage, as published on EnergyStar.gov. Featuring an innovative washing method called the AquaSense(TM) Recycling System, the brand's newest dishwasher uses water from the last rinse cycle to pre-rinse the next cycle before...

2013-03-18 12:22:36

Delta Faucet introduces new water-efficient showers and toilets meeting WaterSense® guidelines INDIANAPOLIS, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the average American family wastes more than 11,000 gallons of water each year due to common household leaks[1]. Fix a Leak Week, a campaign launched by the EPA in connection with its WaterSense(®) program[2], aims to address this problem by educating consumers about leak...

2012-10-04 10:21:27

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry experts have teamed up with the University of Florida and Forester University to offer a 4-session online master class exploring effective water conservation planning and demand reduction techniques. Join us weekly in October for a live, online lecture presented by the leading practitioners in the field. Can't make a class? Not a problem! All live sessions are recorded and available on-demand so you can learn...