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Savings Multiplied: Conserving Water and Energy to Maximize Efficiency and Reduce Emissions

Jul 05, 2010

Water and energy are closely intertwined: Conserving one inevitably conserves the other. Similar disciplines drive water and energy savings and help communities, businesses and households operate more sustainably.

Saving energy goes hand-in-hand with sustainability, but so does saving water – in fact, even more so. Of the two, water is arguably more finite and precious. The water now on Earth is all there ever was or ever will be. Ninety-nine percent of it is salty or locked up in ice and glaciers. People depend on the remaining amount for drinking, bathing, recreation, growing food, producing goods, and generating power.