water conservation

New Microsoft Silicon Valley Campus Long on Water Conservation, Short on Transport Options

In 2019, Microsoft will reopen its newly modernized Silicon Valley campus in Mountain View in a drive to keep technology workers excited about…

MillerCoors Slashes Water Consumption by 15 Billion Gallons

MillerCoors, the second largest brewer in the U.S., recently announced it conserved at least 15 billion gallons of water across its entire value…

Fetzer Vineyards and Full Sail Brewing: Pioneers in Wastewater Recycling

U.S. wine and beer companies are finding that water efficiency is key to a sustainable, profitable business. We spoke with Fetzer Vineyards and…

Candidate for Interior Department Fought for Corporate Water Rights in California

David Bernhardt is rumored to be a candidate for Deputy Secretary of the Interior. If his name sounds familiar, it’s because he was…

Thinking About a Corporate Wastewater Program? What You Need to Know

Two companies with very different business models, General Mills and Levi Strauss & Co., share their approaches to tackling wastewater within their operations…

The Big Drip: How Water Leakage Costs Communities

Global water systems lose an estimated 32.6 trillion liters a year to leakage -- meaning municipalities are literally flushing millions of dollars down…

On World Water Day, A Snapshot of Global Access

Today is World Water Day. Some 900 million global citizens still lack access to safe drinking water, according to the World Water Council.

Confidential Memo: Dakota Access LLC Knowingly Dismissed Standing Rock Impacts

A confidential memo released by the courts spells out how the Army Corps of Engineers came to believe the Dakota Access Pipeline project…

Trump Stands to Gain Financially from EPA Clean Water Rollbacks

Last week Donald Trump told the EPA to review an Obama-era water rule that protects rivers and streams. But Trump's harshest critics say…

How Public-Private Partnerships Can Tackle Water Scarcity

A partnership between one company and two Texas cities helps the region conserve water -- and it shows how public-private partnerships can help…

Dakota Access Pipeline Developers Linked to 69 Spills in Two Years

In the past two years, the companies responsible for heading the Dakota Access Pipeline reported 69 incidents accounting for nearly 550,000 gallons of…

Congress Taps Little-Used Law to Repeal Obama Regulations

Republicans who have long opposed former President Barack Obama's efforts to curb environmental pollution are having a field day this month. It seems…

How Climate Change Impacts Our Water Supply

Climate change is creating a vicious cycle of higher temperatures, changes in rainfall and water contamination.

Corporate Water Stewardship: A Slow Market?

Recent work suggests a growing number of companies are engaging in improved water management as part of water stewardship. But the tangible results…

What California Can Learn from Singapore’s Brilliant Water Strategy

Singapore seems to have a better grasp on water conservation than even California, a state that has suffered six long years of drought…