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University of Wales Trinity Saint David’s #AddWater Campaign

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - The campaign #AddWater is a simple, but effective scheme where staff and students at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David’s (UWTSD) Lampeter campus are being asked to add 5p (or more) to the cost of the drinks they buy from the university’s catering outlets.

Ecolab’s Water University Teaches Business How to Better Manage Water

(3BL Media/Justmeans) — Water is a precious commodity that is in increasing demand. Global water demand is projected to grow by 55 percent by 2050. It will take a 60 percent increase in agricultural production and a 15 percent increase in water withdrawals to feed 9 billion people by 2050. Presently, 70 percent of global water withdrawals are for agriculture.

All Food Companies Need To Focus On Water Risk Management

(3BL Media/Justmeans) Water scarcity is a big problem for food production. Agriculture is the biggest water user on the planet, accounting for about 70 percent of global water withdrawals. About 40 percent of the global food supply is grown in irrigated areas, while 80 percent of the world’s cropland relies on rainfall for irrigation. Climate change can cause rainfall to vary.

Aurora Organic Dairy Makes Water Conservation a Priority

(3BL Media/Justmeans) — Over 30 percent of Colorado is currently experiencing abnormally dry conditions, while 4 percent of the state is experiencing moderate drought conditions. Rain levels are only 30 percent of the state’s average. A La Niña weather event, which brings less rainfall, has a 50 percent chance of developing. For obvious reasons, water conservation takes a priority when there is less rainfall.

MGM Resorts International Practices Water Conservation In Las Vegas

(3BL Media/Justmeans) Water is precious in Las Vegas. Located within the Mojave Desert, it’s a city whose outskirts contain desert vegetation and dry mountain ranges. It gets only 4.17 inches of rain a year, with an average 21 days of rainfall.

More Efficient Fixtures Can Save Water

(3BL/JustMeans) Conserving water is important in a world where some regions are water-stressed. One company understands water conservation and works to produce products that save water: Kohler Co.

Creating An Internet of Water Database Would Help Manage Water Sustainably

(3BL/JustMeans) Water is a precious resource, as the five years of extreme drought Californians have just lived through teach us. The lesson learned is how the private and public sector manage water can help take stress off of watersheds. To better manage water, open and shared data is necessary.

Boeing Manages To Reduce Waste, Water Use and Emissions While Growing Its Business

Boeing is reducing waste, water use and emissions in its facilities while business keeps booming. The company that produces aircraft generated less greenhouse gas emissions, used less water, sent fewer solid waste to landfill, and generated less hazardous waste in 2016.

San Antonio Develops Innovative Water Conservation Techniques

Back in 1993, the San Antonio Water System (SAWS), a local utility, realized that the area would need more water sources. The state mandated withdrawal reductions from the Edwards Aquifer, one of the three aquifers San Antonio depends on for its water supply. SAWS began water conservation programs and added recycled water. 

HanesBrands Practices Good Water Management

Water is a precious resource, as anyone who has lived through a drought can tell you. HanesBrands is a company that grasps the importance of water management.

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