Conservation

February 22, 2007--Colorado River Basin forecast not good, new report asserts (Denver Post)

Population, global warming and recurrent droughts will put more demand on already shrinking water supplies, and cities and states will have to take action, experts say.


NM city saves 100 billion gallons of water (Watertech Online)

Albuquerque has conserved 100 billion gallons of water since 1994 through water conservation efforts...The water authority utilized a number of measures to achieve this including: toilet replacement; encouraging native plants; fines for water waste; and making large water users develop conservation plans...The amount saved equates to three years worth of water for all customers served by the autho


February 9, 2007--Water Consumption Dips Across County (Albuquerque Journal)

The state's largest water utility took a solid step toward its conservation goal last year as customers cut their daily water use to 165 gallons per person...That's a 35 percent reduction since 1994, the year before conservation efforts started...It adds up in a way that's crucial to sustainability and the availability of water...Conservation is so vital, so important...Utility officials say the e


January 28, 2007--Statewide Water Study Moving into New Gear (Pueblo Chieftain)

A statewide study of water needs is close to identifying projects that could help meet a gap in urban water supplies over the next 25 years.


January 27, 2007--Water Tops State's Priorities (Cortez Journal)

Gov. Bill Ritter told the Colorado Water Congress that conservation will be the top priority as the state tries to solve its water problems, and that conservation has to include agriculture. Then look at recycling projects and sharing agreements between cities and farmers. And, as a last option, build more reservoirs.


Water 101 Seminar--Pagosa Springs, CO

03/20/2007 8:30 am
03/20/2007 4:30 pm

Sponsored by the Water Information Program (WIP) and the San Juan Citizens Alliance, this one-day seminar ranges in speakers and topics from Colorado Water History and Law by Justice Greg Hobbs to non-traditional water use perspectives.


AWWA Water Conservation Workshop--Savanna, Georgia

01/28/2007 8:00 am
01/30/2007 5:00 pm

This program will offer trends, technologies, and considerations that include: planning and develooping a conservation program; indoor and outdoor water-use efficiency; ICI water-use sectors; conservation rate structures; and cost/benefit analysis & other financial aspects of conservation programs. For more information, visit the AWWA website.


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