Sustainability

January 20, 2015--From water to weather: Where to make money sustainably (Guardian)

Where there’s muck there’s brass – or should that be the other way round? The business community must play a meaningful role in cleaning up the mess created by its unsustainable behaviour, but in the absence of tougher regulation will we have to rely on companies finding money-making opportunities in solving the existential challenges we face?


AWWA Sustainable Water Management Conference (Nashville, TN)

04/07/2013 8:00 am
04/10/2013 5:00 pm

The American Water Works Association (AWWA) Sustainable Water Management Conference will be held April 7-10, 2013 at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel in Nashville, TN. For more information and/or to register visit their website at www.awwa.org.


October 1, 2012--CU-Boulder says graywater system could save 800,000 gallons a year (Boulder Daily)

Starting next year, treated wastewater from showers and sinks could be used to flush toilets in Williams Village North, the University of Colorado's green-certified dorm.


August 9, 2012--Global water sustainability flows through natural and human challenges (Science Daily)

Water's fate in China mirrors problems across the world: fouled, pushed far from its natural origins, squandered and exploited.


November 2, 2011--UN: Water pollution, drought threaten world's poor (Denver Post)

Prosperous countries have not lived up to their promises to help the poor, the U.N. declared Wednesday, saying poor people often go hungry because of polluted water, drought and other environmental factors that are increasing poverty.

June 26, 2011--Emissions from energy use in the water sector are poorly understood (Science Daily)

Greater understanding is needed of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from energy use in the water sector if it is to meet sustainability goals, according to researchers at the University of East Anglia.


Water/Energy Sustainability Symposium (Salt Lake City, UT)

09/13/2009 8:00 am
09/17/2009 5:00 pm
Sponsored by the Groundwater Protection Council. For more information and/or to register, visit their website at www.gwpc.org.

Western States Water Council Symposium on Water & Land Use Planning for a Sustainable Future (Denver, CO)

09/28/2009 8:00 am
09/30/2009 5:00 pm
For more information and/or to register for the symposium visit the Western States Water Council.

December 4, 2008--SLV in good health says EPA (Alamosa Valley Courier)

For the last couple of years, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been working on a computer model of economic sustainability for the San Luis Valley.

May 28, 2008--GE eyes world's next big worry: water (Washington Post)

Surging oil prices have captured the attention of consumers and leaders around the globe, but General Electric Co is already on to what it thinks will be the world's next big worry -- water. The company said on Wednesday it aims to cut its water usage 20 percent by 2012, a move that should reduce its annual operating costs by $15 million to $20 million.


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