water conservation

International Code Council Releases 2021 International Water Conservation Code Provisions®

October 17, 2023

The International Code Council recently released the 2021 International Water Conservation Code Provisions (IWCCP). This resource provides the best and most comprehensive tool for the design, installation, and administration of […]


IAPMO Applauds Introduction of Federal Water-Efficiency, Conservation, and Sustainability Legislation

August 17, 2023

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO®) voices its support for the Water-Efficiency, Conservation, and Sustainability Act of 2023, legislation introduced by Sen. Alex Padilla (D-CA) and U.S. Rep. […]


U.S. EPA to Revisit Requirements for Water-Efficient Toilets

June 28, 2023

To address the changing marketplace and evolving technologies for water-efficient plumbing products, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is considering changing its criteria for tank-type toilets to earn the WaterSense® label. […]


WaterSense-Labeled Products Helped Save More than 1.1 Trillion Gallons of Water in 2022

June 14, 2023

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released its 2022 WaterSense Accomplishments Report, noting that consumers using WaterSense-labeled products saved more than 1.1 trillion gallons of water in 2022. Since the […]


WaterSense Encourage Homeowners to Fight Water Waste for Fix a Leak Week

March 22, 2023

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense program is encouraging consumers and businesses to celebrate the 15th annual Fix a Leak Week, March 20 through 26, by finding and fixing plumbing […]


DOE Proposes New Standards for Residential Appliances to Save Energy and Water

February 13, 2023

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has proposed new energy-efficiency standards for refrigerators and clothes washers that will lower household energy costs and significantly reduce pollution. The DOE expects the […]


Plumbing Manufacturers International Promotes Rethink Water Initiative

February 13, 2023

Plumbing Manufacturers International’s leadership and staff are leading a crusade for safe, clean water for future generations. Their latest stop was the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) 2023, where […]


GROHE Reveals a Recycling Shower Solution for a Water-Stressed World

September 28, 2022

Droughts and water scarcity are becoming everyday challenges for people in Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa. Almost one in three Europeans are affected by water stress in an […]


2023 WateReuse Symposium Opens Call for Presentations

July 26, 2022

The annual WateReuse Symposium is the premier conference on water recycling—attracting more than 800 water professionals globally for knowledge-sharing, networking, and intriguing discussions. Next year it will be held in […]


Legislation to Incentivize Water Conservation Is Introduced

June 1, 2022

U.S. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) and Representative Jerry McNerney (D-Calif.-09) have introduced the Water Efficiency, Conservation, and Sustainability Act of 2022, bicameral legislation to incentivize water-efficiency upgrades and to establish […]

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