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Some cities rebel against water restrictions

Posted By WaterJoe in Planning and Management

Some local utility managers are revolting against the South Florida Water Management District' plans for stringent year-round restrictions, suggesting they won't enforce them http://www.palmbeachpost.com -

California Water Crisis

Posted By watergeek in Planning and Management

Despite intense media attention and focus by the Governor and legislators, the public is largely unaware of the state's water problems. The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA), a coalition of 450 public water agencies, has launched a statewide effort, entitled “California's Water: A Crisis We Can't Ignore,” to educate Californians about critical challenges now confronting the state's http://www.calwatercrisis.org -

Maui, Big Island urged to conserve

Posted By watergeek in Planning and Management

It won't be long until Maui and the Big Island see water restrictions, said Neal Fujii, the state drought and water conservation coordinator with the Commission on Water Resource Management, of the Department of Land and Natural Resources. http://www.honoluluadvertiser.com -

South Africa: Water Pressure Management Systems Save Millions

Posted By Josue in Planning and Management

The City of Cape Town has saved millions of Rands following the installation of water pressure management systems which reduce water pressure during off-peak periods. http://allafrica.com -

WaterSense | US EPA

Posted By Josue in Planning and Management

WaterSense, a partnership program sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, makes it easy for Americans to save water and protect the environment. Look for the WaterSense label to choose quality, water-efficient products. Many products are available, and don't require a change in your lifestyle. Explore the links below to learn about WaterSense labeled products, saving water, and how http://www.epa.gov -

New Homes in Hawaii Require Solar Water Heaters

Posted By Josue in Planning and Management

Hawaii has become the first state to require solar water heaters in new homes. Gov. Linda Lingle, a Republican, has signed into law a bill requiring the energy-saving systems in homes starting in 2010. The new law prohibits issuing building permits for single-family homes that do not have solar water heaters. Some exceptions will be allowed, like for houses in forested areas. http://www.nytimes.com -