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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.

“Mission Blue” Launched by National Geographic With Water Aid India And Bollywood

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Globally, the current water crisis is critical. According to the UN, water use has grown at more than twice the rate of population increase in the last century. By 2025, an estimated 1.8 billion people will live in areas plagued by water shortage. While, right now, in India 76 million people don’t have access to clean drinking water, a problem that is going to escalate if no immediate action is taken.

MGM Resorts International Conserves Water In Las Vegas

Las Vegas is a place where water is scarce.‭ ‬The city has an annual average rainfall of‭ ‬just‭ ‬4.2‭ ‬inches.‭ ‬Conserving every drop of water possible is important in such an arid place.‭ ‬MGM Resorts International is a company that clearly understands this practice.‭ 

Ford Leads the Way In Reducing Water Use

Reducing water use has become popular among companies. Most sustainability reports include at least a small section about water reduction. One company made reducing its water use important when it was not on the radar of other companies.

Caterpillar Reduces Energy, Water and Waste

(3BL/JustMeans) - Caterpillar manufactures heavy equipment, so some of its operations are extremely energy-intensive. Yet, its employees have found ways to reduce energy use through innovative energy systems. The company now gets 21.1 percent of its electricity use from renewable and alternative energy.

Building Environmental Restaurants the Yum Brands Way

(3BL/JustMeans) The company that owns the fast food chains Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut takes green building seriously. Yum Brands is a member of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) and has built over 30 LEED certified buildings in nine countries. The company’s LEED certification total was the second highest among restaurateurs in 2015.

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