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|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Cases in Water Conservation: How Efficiency Programs Help Water Utilities Save Water and Avoid Costs.|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Research and Development.|
|Additional Subjects||Water conservation ; Case studies ; Water utilities ; Cities ; Albuquerque(New Mexico) ; Ashland(Oregon) ; Cary(North Carolina) ; Gallitzin(Pennsylvania) ; Gilbert(Arizona) ; Goleta(California) ; Houston(Texas) ; Irvine Ranch Water District(California) ; Massachusetts Water Resources Authority ; Metropolitan Water District of Southern California ; New York City(New York) ; Phoenix(Arizona) ; Santa Monica(California) ; Seattle(Washington) ; Tampa(Florida) ; Wichita(Kansas) ; Barrie(Ontario)|
|Collation||one CD-ROM contains 54 page document|
Water utilities across the United States and elsewhere in North America are saving substantial amounts of water through strategic water-efficiency programs. These savings often translate into capital and operating savings, which allow systems to defer or avoid significant expenditures for water supply facilities and wastewater facilities. These case studies feature the efforts and achievements of 17 water systems. These systems range in size from small to very large, and their efficiency programs incorporate a wide range of techniques for achieving various water management goals. In every case, the results are impressive. The following summary table provides an overview of the case studies, highlighting problems addressed, approaches taken, and results achieved. In general, water conservation programs also produce many environmental benefits, including reduced energy use, reduced wastewater discharges, and protection of aquatic habitats.