water conservation

Dakota Access Pipeline: Should Business Investment Define Tribal Sovereignty and Safety?

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said it plans to close down the Standing Rock Sioux water protectors' camp next month. The protesters…

Ford Sets Aggressive Goals For Water Savings

Back in 2000, Ford invested in a fact-finding mission to save water -- and money along with it. The automaker saved 10.6 billion…

USDA Offers $25 Million in Conservation Technology Grants

The USDA will offer up to $25 million in grants to develop more tech-driven applications that can help farmers use resources more efficiently…

7 Global Food Conglomerates Partner on Water Stewardship Commitments

The companies are participating in the AgWater Challenge, a collaborative initiative organized by Ceres and World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

Pulp and Paper Industry, U.N. Partner on Clean Water in Southeast Asia

UNESCO is partnering with several organizations, including Habitat for Humanity Indonesia and Asia Pulp and Paper, on a project that aims to improve…

The Rise of Water and Energy Self-Sufficiency

The trend toward sufficiency filters all the way from the largest cities to the smallest towns as communities and businesses invest in locally-renewable…

Harvesting Water from Air with Solar: A Sustainable Drinking Water Solution?

Another startup, Palo Alto-based SunToWater, claims it has a residential and commercial solution that can produce drinking water from air with minimal energy.…

Wastewater System Design Can Create a More Sustainable Office

Wastewater doesn’t need to be wasted. In fact, there are many potential uses for a wastewater system that can have a positive impact…

New York Water Conservation Project to ‘Enthrone’ Oysters With Recycling

A new water conservation project in New York City deploys 50,000 oysters and 5,000 recycled toilets to help the Billion Oyster Project reach…

Water Security Projects in Colombia Help Protect 10 Percent of the Earth’s Species

The environmental NGO Rare estimates that Colombia hosts approximately 10 percent of the world’s biodiversity. But water scarcity is an ongoing threat, so…

Coca-Cola Sets High Bar For Water Conservation

Coca-Cola just released a water conservation report that should encourage other Fortune 500 companies to get their water act together, too.

Why California Must Continue To Conserve Water

This summer, California Gov. Jerry Brown lifted mandatory water restrictions following higher rainfall this spring. But the state isn't out of the woods…

Controversial Ruling Will Allow More Toxic Chemicals In Florida’s Water

Florida residents will have more toxic chemicals in their drinking water thanks to a controversial ruling by the state’s Environmental Regulation Commission.

Anheuser-Busch’s ‘Barley Grower Days’ is Top-Notch Engagement

Anheuser-Busch is working directly with barley growers to reduce water use in eastern Idaho. And the results are impressive.

Positive Progress: 3 Trends in Wastewater Treatment

Last month, leaders in the global water sector convened in Munich, Germany, for the 50th anniversary of IFAT – an influential conference for…