Links
Last updated April 2009

Fixtures and Appliances

General
 Appliance Energy Use (http://www.rmi.org/sitepages/pid206.php) – Rocky Mt. Institute
 Green Seal (http://www.greenseal.org/) - standards for environmentally responsible products including water efficient fixtures
 Green Building Program (http://www.greenbuilder.com/sourcebook/EnergyEffAppliance.html) – Energy efficiency appliance page
 Low-Flow Plumbing Fixtures (http://www.toolbase.org/Technology-Inventory/Plumbing/low-flow-plumbing-fixtures) - Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing
 Water Efficiency Experiences Database (http://www.cwwa.ca/wed.htm) - get experienced in Canada
 Water Saving Gadgets Make a Splash (http://homeenergy.org/archive/hem.dis.anl.gov/eehem/98/980717.html)

Clothes Washer
 A New Spin on Doing Your Laundry (http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/11/09/AR2005110900543.html) - a new breed of washers
 Clothes Washer Study (http://www.eren.doe.gov/buildings/emergingtech/pdfs/bernrpt.pdf) - DOE high efficiency clothes washer study in Bern, KS
 Consortium for Energy Efficiency (http://www.cee1.org/resid/seha/rwsh/rwsh-main.php3) - information on energy/water efficient clothes washers
 Energy Star - Clothes Washer (http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=clotheswash.pr_clothes_washers)
 Horizontal Axis Washing Machines (http://www.ci.santa-barbara.ca.us/departments/public_works/water_resources/bfhorizontal.html) - information courtesy of Santa Barbara, CA
 Laundry Rooms Save Water (http://www.laundrywise.com/index.htm) - benefits of common area laundry rooms for multi-family properties

Dishwasher
 Dishwasher Installation (http://popularmechanics.com/home_improvement/home_improvement/1998/8/replacing_dishwasher/) – Popular Mechanics
 Dishwasher Product Survey (http://www.cee1.org/resid/seha/dishw/dw_survey.pdf) – (PDF file)

Evaporative Cooler
 Installing and Maintaining Evaporative Coolers (http://homeenergy.org/archive/hem.dis.anl.gov/eehem/96/960511.html) – Home Energy Magazine
 Two Stage Evaporative Cooling (http://homeenergy.org/archive/hem.dis.anl.gov/eehem/97/970511.html) – Home Energy Magazine

Faucets
 Do It Yourself Faucet Installation (http://www.naturalhandyman.com/iip/infplumb/inffau/inffau.shtm)

Hot Water Heaters and On-Demand Systems
 How Hot Water Recirculating Systems Work (http://www.lainginc.com/pages/ph.htm)
 On Demand Hot Water Systems (http://www.chilipepperapp.com/hwcs.htm) - description
 On Demand Hot Water (http://www.buildinggreen.com/products/metlund.html) – Description of the Metlund system
 Passive Solar Water Heating (http://www.epsea.org/wtr.html) – information from El Paso, Texas
 Solar Assisted Recirculating Loop (http://www.thermomax.com/recirc.php)
 Water Heater – How it works (http://www.popularmechanics.com/home_journal/home_improvement/1275916.html) – Popular Mechanics
 Water Heaters and Energy Efficiency (http://homeenergy.org/archive/hem.dis.anl.gov/eehem/96/960510.html) – Home Energy Magazine
 Water Heating Links (http://www.chilipepperapp.com/links.htm)

Toilets
 How to Replace Your Toilet Flapper (http://www.eweb.org/Public/contentpages/3dac89fa-e723-48b5-99dd-2550454670c1.htm)
 Plumbing Toilets (http://doityourself.com/plumbing/plumbtoilet.htm) – from Do It Yourself.com
 Toilet Replacement and Installation (http://nj.essortment.com/toiletinstallat_rklj.htm)
 Toiletology 101 (http://www.toiletology.com/index.shtml) - The Care and Repair of Toilets
 World of Composting Toilets (http://www.compostingtoilet.org/)

Water Treatment
 Home Drinking Water Treatment Systems (http://www.bae.ncsu.edu/programs/extension/publicat/wqwm/he419.html) – article explaining how they work
 Home Water Treatment.com (http://www.homewatertreatment.com/index.html)
 Protect Yourself When Selecting a Home Water Treatment System (http://www.bae.ncsu.edu/programs/extension/publicat/wqwm/he418.html) – watch out for fraudulent claims
 Should I Buy a Home Water Treatment System? (http://www.extension.umn.edu/distribution/housingandclothing/DK5650.html) – information for those considering a purchase
 Water Softener – How it works (http://popularmechanics.com/home_improvement/how_it_works/1998/8/water_softeners/) – Popular Mechanics
 Water Treatment Equipment: A Buyer’s Guide (http://www.ianr.unl.edu/pubs/housing/g976.htm)

Irrigation

 Center for Irrigation Technology (http://cati.csufresno.edu/cit/) – based at Cal. State U. in Fresno
 Drip Systems: Ten Pretty Good Ideas (http://www.h2net.net/p/cnetter/drippers.html)
 Efficient Irrigation (http://www.bae.ncsu.edu/programs/extension/publicat/wqwm/ag508_6.html) - proper selection of irrigation methods
 Efficient Use of Water in the Garden and Landscape (http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/extension/homelandscape/water/water.html) - Texas specific
 Rehbein Environmental Solutions, Inc. (formerly Evaporative Control Systems) (http://www.rehbeinsolutions.com/ecsgreen/) – drip irrigation company
 The Irrigation Association (http://www.irrigation.org/) - the irrigation industry's trade organization
 Irrigation & Green Industry Network (http://www.igin.com/)
 Irrigation for Lawns and Gardens (http://www.engr.uga.edu/service/extension/publications/b894-w.html) – U. of Georgia extension service
 Irrigation Training and Research Center (http://www.itrc.org/) - California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
 Landscape Irrigation Tutorials (http://www.irrigationtutorials.com/) – an incredible resource from Jess Stryker
 Texas A&M School of Irrigation (http://irrigation.tamu.edu/) - research and educational programs
 U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Water Resources Research Laboratory (http://www.usbr.gov/wrrl/wc/wc.html) - water conservation research for irrigation systems
 United States Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (http://www.uscid.org/)
 University of Florida (http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/scripts/htmlgen.exe?DOCUMENT_AE021) - a technical look at "Soil Plant Water Relationships"
 U. of Nebraska Neb Guide (http://www.ianr.unl.edu/turfgrass/new%20drought%20report.pdf) - evaluating your landscape irrigation system - test tables (PDF file)
 U. S. Water Conservation Laboratory (http://www.ars.usda.gov/Main/docs.htm?docid=4120) - irrigation research
 Virginia Cooperative Extension (http://www.ext.vt.edu/departments/envirohort/factsheets2/landsmaint/jul89pr3.html) - reducing water demands in clay soil
 Wateright (http://www.wateright.org/) - assistance with irrigation scheduling
 WWW Virtual Library - Irrigation (http://www.wiz.uni-kassel.de/kww/irrig_i.html)

Landscaping Practices and Xeriscape

 American Landscapes.com (http://www.american-lawns.com/frame.html?Submit=Enter)
 Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Backyards (http://acsp.auduboninternational.org/) - helps people become stewards of land, water, and wildlife across North America
 Backyard Conservation (http://www.snohomishcd.org/) - Snohomish Conservation District
 Backyard Conservation Resources (http://www.fb-net.org/Backyard.htm)
 Backyard Conservation Tip Sheets (http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/feature/backyard/) - USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service
 "Beautiful and Waterwise....Gardening for the Pacific Northwest" (Video) (http://www.ci.seattle.wa.us/util/RESCONS/plantNaturally/default.htm) - Seattle, WA
 Colorado State University Coop Extension (http://www.ext.colostate.edu/pubs/Garden/07230.html) - xeriscaping with garden flowers & helpful plant charts
 Creating a Water-Wise Landscape (http://www.ext.vt.edu/pubs/envirohort/426-713/426-713.html) - Virginia Cooperative Extension
 Denver Water Xeriscape Page (http://www.water.denver.co.gov/xeriscapeinfo/xeriscapeframe.html)
 Desert Landscaping: Plants for a Water-Scarce Environment (CD-ROM) (http://ag.arizona.edu/AZWATER/publications/cd/cd.html) - Arizona's Water Resources Research Center
 Get Your Lawn Off Drugs (http://www.qc.ec.gc.ca/ecotrucs/solutionsvertes/disorders.htm) – learn how to reduce pesticide and fertilizer use
 High Country Garden Tips (http://www.highcountrygardens.com/library/view/article/322/)
 Landscape Water Conservation...Xeriscape (http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/extension/xeriscape/xeriscape.html) - Texas Agricultural Extension Service Xeriscape education program
 Low-Water Use and Drought-Tolerant Plants (http://www.adwr.state.az.us/dwr/content/Find_by_Program/Drought_and_Conservation/LowWaterPlantLists/TucsonAMA/2007_Plant_List_apha_botanical.pdf) - Tucson, AZ (PDF file)
 Maryland Cooperative Extension (http://hgic.umd.edu/content/documents/hg25.pdf) - xeriscaping and conserving landscape water (PDF file)
 Massachusetts Horticulture Society (http://www.masshort.org/)
 Mid-Atlantic Region Green Landscaping Society (http://www.epa.gov/reg3esd1/garden/)
 Nebraska Cooperative Extension (http://www.ianr.unl.edu/pubs/horticulture/g1400.htm#top) - advice for watering Nebraska landscapes
 Planting and Maintenance Procedures (http://comnur.com/planting.htm)
 Planting Instructions for Trees and Shrubs (http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/hort/consumer/factsheets/trees-new/text/planting.html)
 Smartgardening.com (http://www.smartgardening.com/) – information on a wide variety of gardening subjects
 Texas Wildscapes (http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/nature/wildscapes/) - gardening for wildlife
 Trees, Water & People (http://www.treeswaterpeople.org/links.html) - helping communities develop sustainable forests and watersheds
 Turfgrass Information Center (http://www.lib.msu.edu/tgif/)
 U.S. Department of Agriculture Backyard Conservation (http://www.usda.gov/news/garden.htm)
 Water Conservation Garden (http://209.216.250.185/garden/index.html) - San Diego County, CA
 Water-Efficient Gardening & Landscaping (http://muextension.missouri.edu/xplor/agguides/hort/g06912.htm) - good advice for those in Missouri
 Water Efficient Landscape Planner (http://www.epa.gov/greenacres/water.html) - free downloadable software program
 Watering Your Lawn (http://www.clemson.edu/hort/Drought1.php) – advice from Clemson University Extension Service
 Watersmart.net (http://www.watersmart.net/) - Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority, Georgia
 Water-wise Gardening (http://www.thewaterwisegarden.com/home.htm#Top) - Los Angeles County, CA
 Wild Ones (http://www.for-wild.org/) - promoting landscaping using native species
 "Xeriscape - A New Kind of Landscaping" (http://www.ci.fort-collins.co.us/water/xeriscape.php) - Ft. Collins, CO
 Xeriscape Colorado! (http://www.xeriscape.org/) - promoting creative approaches to water conserving landscapes
 Xeriscape Demonstration Garden (http://www.csu.org/xeri/index.html) - Colorado Springs Utilities, CO
 Xeriscape E-zine (http://www.highcountrygardens.com/nl/index.html)
 Xeriscape Guide (http://www.ces.uga.edu/pubcd/B1073.htm) – extensive on-line Xeriscape resource from U. of Georgia

Greywater, Reuse, and Rainwater Harvesting

 American water reuse expert (http://www.siwi.org/documents/Resources/Water_Front/WF-1-2001.pdf) - recipient of 2001 Stockholm International Water Prize Award (PDF file)
 Casa del Agua Rainwater Harvesting Information (http://ag.arizona.edu/AZWATER/arroyo/071rain.html)
 Cisterns/Rainwater Harvesting Systems (http://www.advancedbuildings.org/cisterns.html) - Advanced Technologies for Commercial Buildings
 Cisterns To Collect Non-Potable Water For Domestic Use (http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/scripts/htmlgen.exe?DOCUMENT_AE029) - University of Florida
 Graywater Central (http://www.graywater.net/) – up to date information on graywater systems and technology
 Greywater.com (http://www.greywater.com/)
 Greywater Reuse (http://www.toolbase.org/Technology-Inventory/Sitework/greywater-reuse) - Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing
 Graywater - An Option For Household Water Reuse (http://homeenergy.org/archive/hem.dis.anl.gov/eehem/95/950712.html) – Home Energy Magazine
 Water Recycling (http://www.waterrecycling.com/index.htm) - explore an ecological wastewater recycling system in Chatham County, NC
 WateReuse Association of California (http://www.webcom.com/h2o/) - recycling water to meet California's needs
 Harvesting Rainwater for Landscape Use (http://Ag.Arizona.Edu/pubs/water/az1052/)
 "Home Use of Graywater, Rainwater Conserves Water--and May Save Money" (http://ag.arizona.edu/AZWATER/arroyo/071rain.html) - Arizona Water Resources Research Center
 Rain Barrels (http://www.cityfarmer.org/rainbarrel72.html) - City Farmer
 Rain Harvesting Guidelines and Schematic (http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/watercon/downloads/rwrebateapp.pdf) – PDF file
 Rainwater Harvesting (http://ag.arizona.edu/AZWATER/arroyo/071rain.html) - Center for Science and Environment
 Rainwater Harvesting (http://www.southface.org/home/sfpubs/articles/rainwater.htm) – from the University of Georgia
 Rainwater harvesting from rooftop catchments (http://www.oas.org/usde/publications/Unit/oea59e/ch10.htm)
 Rainwater Harvesting Systems for Montana (http://water.montana.edu/pdfs/mt9707.pdf) – PDF file
 Rainwater Harvesting Wizard (http://www.captured-rainwater.com/)
 "Sourcing Water from the Sky" (http://www.edcmag.com/Articles/Feature_Article/c52311c097697010VgnVCM100000f932a8c0____)
 Texas Guide to Rainwater Harvesting (http://www.twdb.state.tx.us/publications/reports/RainwaterHarvestingManual_3rdedition.pdf) - Texas Water Development Board (PDF file)
 Water Recycling (http://waterrecycling.com/wastewater-treatment) - explore an ecological wastewater recycling system in Chatham County, NC
 WateReuse Association of California (http://www.webcom.com/h2o/) - recycling water to meet California's needs
 West Virginia University (http://www.wvu.edu/~agexten/hortcult/homegard/graywate.htm) - commonsense approach to "Recycling Gray Water"

Swimming Pools and Spas

 Aqua Online (http://www.aquamagazine.com/) – pool industry magazine and resources
 California Spa and Pool Industry Education Council (http://www.calspec.org/)
 Glossary of Swimming Pool Terms (http://www.poolspa.com/glossary.html)
 Home Swimming Pool Maintenance Tips (http://thefunplace.com/house/home/pool1.html)
 How to Detect Swimming Pool Leaks (http://www.onthehouse.com/articles.php?display=detail&pid=6&cid=47&id=1405) – from onthehouse.com
 Pool Maintenance Tips (http://www.spadsinc.com/swpls.htm)
 More Pool Maintenance Tips (http://www.awardpools.com.au/award_pool_maintenance.htm)
 PoolSpa (http://www.poolspa.com/) – industry web site
 Safety and Maintenance Tips for Your Pool (http://www.raarnet.com/news/?news=pool)
 Swimming Pool Equipment (http://www.swimming-pool-store.com/chemicals-supplies/caretaker-pools-parts.html) – from Caretaker Systems
 Swimming Pools Soak Up the Sun (http://homeenergy.org/archive/hem.dis.anl.gov/eehem/96/960515.html) – Home Energy Magazine
 Tile, Coping, and Beam Repair for the Pool (http://www.poolcenter.com/tile.htm)

Repairs and Water Savings

 Greening of the Whitehouse (http://www.eere.energy.gov/femp/techassist/green_white_house.html) - calculate your indoor water and energy savings potential
 Hawaii Water Leak Detection Suggestions (http://www.hbws.org/fa_conserv/fa01_ct01_mainpage.htm) -"E malama I ka wai" (cherish the water)
 How does a dripping faucet impact conservation? (http://www.nngov.com/waterworks/downloads/fixaleak_factsheet.pdf) - Find out! (PDF file)
 Toiletology 101 (http://www.toiletology.com/index.shtml) - everything you ever wanted to know about the care and repair of toilets!
 USGS Drip Accumulator (http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/sc4java.html) - How much water does a leaking faucet waste?
 Water Fountains (http://ag.arizona.edu/AZWATER/arroyo/073fount.html) - an Arizona perspective
 Water Savings Calculator (http://www.laundrywise.com/calculator.html) - for common area laundry rooms

Conservation Tips

 A Green Home is a Healthy Home - Water Conservation (http://www.nwf.org/water/waterconservation.cfm) - National Wildlife Federation
 Analyze Your Home Energy Use (http://www.energyguide.com/audit/webauditintro.asp)
 Drop by Drop, A How-To Guide: Starting a Water Conservation Program (http://www.jeonet.com/city/water.htm) - Iowa City/Coralville, IA
 Handbook of Water Use and Conservation (http://www.waterplowpress.com/) – an excellent resource of information
 Hot Water Conservation (http://cru.cahe.wsu.edu/CEPublications/eb1858e/eb1858e.html)
 How to Become Water Wise (http://www.tempe.gov/lake/Water/using_water.htm) - Tempe, AZ
 How to Conserve Water in Your Home and Yard (http://www.gem.msu.edu/pubs/msue/wq16p1.html) - Michigan State University Extension
 Keep Midland Beautiful (http://www.keepmidlandbeautiful.org/information/information.html#watertips) - "Water Smart" in Texas
 Sustainable Sources (http://www2.cmpbs.org/) - resources for sustainable building including water efficiency
 Tampa Bay Water (http://www.tampabaywater.org/) - useful tips on residential outdoor conservation
 This Green Life (http://www.nrdc.org/thisgreenlife/0408.asp) - informative, monthly column from the Natural Resources Defense Council
 Valuable Conservation Tips to Save Water During HOT Summer Months (http://www.glendaleaz.com/WaterConservation/indoorwaterconservationtips.cfm)
 Water Conservation for the Bathroom (http://www.deq.state.ok.us/factsheets/water/bathroom.pdf) — Oklahoma DEQ
 Water Conservation for the Kitchen and Laundry (http://www.deq.state.ok.us/factsheets/water/kitchen.pdf) — Oklahoma DEQ
 Water Conservation for the Outdoors (http://www.deq.state.ok.us/factsheets/water/outdoor.pdf) — Oklahoma DEQ
 Water Conservation Tips (http://www.clarkpublicutilities.com/yourhome/water/waterConservation/index_html/) - Clark County Public Utilities, WA
 Water Conservation Tips (http://www.cleanoceanaction.org/COATips/COASTips/H2OConserve.html) - Clean Ocean Action
 Water Conservation Tips (http://www.fcwa.org/outreach/conservation.htm) - Fairfax County Water Authority, VA
 Water Conservation Tips (http://www.unitedwater.com/conservation.aspx?terms=water+conservation+tips) - United Water New York
 Water Education Water Awareness Committee (http://www.usewaterwisely.com/)
 Water Use It Wisely® (http://www.wateruseitwisely.com) — National Conservation Campaign

Drought

 Coping with Drought in the Landscape (http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/MG026) - University of Florida
 Drought Information (http://www.twdb.state.tx.us/data/drought/drought_toc.htm) - includes drought guidebooks and plan templates
 Home & Garden Information Center (http://www.agnr.umd.edu/users/hgic/pubs/online/hg85.pdf) - watering tips for drought conditions in Maryland (PDF file)
 National Drought Mitigation Center (http://www.drought.unl.edu/index.htm) - information to reduce vulnerability to drought
 Planning for Drought in Colorado (http://cwcb.state.co.us/NR/rdonlyres/233CCB8E-7249-4834-94DE-28BEC90F21BA/0/LeeRozaklisPpt.pdf) - a unique natural hazard (PDF file)

Water Meter

 How to Read Your Water Meter (http://www.abcwua.org/content/view/129/219/) – City of Albuquerque
 Meter Reading 101 (http://www.moosejaw.ca/cityhall/finance/treasury/meter.shtml) – nice graphics
 Read Your Water Meter (http://www.sannet.gov/water/rates/how.shtml) – from the City of San Diego

Conservation Organizations

 American Rivers (http://www.amrivers.org/) - North America's leading river-conservation organization
 American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (http://www.aceee.org/)
 Boulder Energy Conservation Center, CO (http://bcn.boulder.co.us/environment/becc/index.html)
 California Energy Commission (http://www.consumerenergycenter.org/homeandwork/homes/index.html)
 California Urban Water Conservation Council (http://www.cuwcc.org)
 Coast Alliance (http://www.coastalliance.org/)
 Cooling Technology Institute (http://www.cti.org/)
 Green Hotels Association (http://www.greenhotels.com/) - advancing ecological consciousness in the hospitality industry
 Hampton Roads Water Efficiency Team (http://www.hrwet.org/) - a regional coalition of 15 cities/counties and 4 military bases (VA, USA)
 Home Energy Magazine (http://www.homeenergy.org/homeenergy.html) – a great source of information on water and energy conservation
 Patterns of a Conservation Society (http://www.conservationeconomy.net/index.cfm) - water efficiency within a sustainable context
 Popular Mechanics (http://www.popularmechanics.com/home_improvement/) – a good source of information for "do it yourselfers"
 Water Education Water Awareness Committee (http://www.usewaterwisely.com/)
 World Water Council (http://www.worldwatercouncil.org/)
 World Water Watch (http://home7.swipnet.se/~w-79751/index.html)

Water and Conservation Research Organizations

 Academy of Natural Science (http://www.ansp.org/museum/kye/index.php) - "Know Your Environment"
 American Water Resources Association (http://www.awra.org/) - advancing water resources research and management
 American Water Works Association Research Foundation (http://www.awwarf.com/) - advancing the science of water to improve the quality of life
 Arizona Water Resources Research Center (http://ag.arizona.edu/azwater) - University of Arizona
 California Urban Water Conservation Council (http://www.cuwcc.org)
 Colorado Water Resources Research Institute (http://cwrri.colostate.edu/) - Colorado State University
 Greenbuilder.com (http://www.greenbuilder.com/)
 Hawaii Water Resources Research Center (http://www2.hawaii.edu/~wrrc/WRRC.html) - University of Hawaii-Manoa
 High Country News (http://www.hcn.org/) - for people who care about the West's resources
 International Hydrological Programme (http://www.unesco.org/water/ihp/) - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
 The Irrigation Association (http://www.irrigation.org/about_wtrmgmt_bmp.htm) - the irrigation industry's trade organization and their recommended Best Management Practices
 Nebraska Water Center (http://www.ianr.unl.edu/ianr/waterctr/wchome.html) - University of Nebraska-Lincoln
 New Mexico Water Resources Research Institute (http://wrri.nmsu.edu/) - New Mexico State University
 North Carolina Water Resources Research Institute (http://www.ncsu.edu/wrri/) - University of North Carolina
 Pacific Institute (http://www.pac-inst.com/) - studies in development, environment and security
 The Powell Consortium (http://wrri.nmsu.edu/powell/) - an alliance of seven Water Resources Research Institutes and Centers from the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming
 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY (http://www.rpi.edu/dept/greening/WATER/) - water conservation program
 Rocky Mountain Institute (http://www.rmi.org/) - a nonprofit research foundation promoting efficiency
 Smart Communities Network (http://www.smartcommunities.ncat.org/) - links to water efficiency programs, case studies, ordinances, publications, educational materials, etc.
 The Terrene Institute (http://www.terrene.org/) - working to protect our environment and conserve our natural resources
 Texas Waternet (Texas Water Resources Institute) (http://twri.tamu.edu/) - contains an excellent links list (http://twri.tamu.edu/links.php)
 Universities Council on Water Resources (http://www.uwin.siu.edu/ucowr/index.html) - universities united to encourage education and research in water resources
 Utah Water Research Laboratory (http://www.engineering.usu.edu/uwrl/) - Utah State University
 Water Conservation on the Internet (http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/hort/mg/water_conservation.html) – links
 The Water Librarians' Home Page (http://www.interleaves.org/~rteeter/waterlib.html) - lots of water-related links

US Federal Water Conservation Related Organizations

 American National Standards Institute (http://www.ansi.org/)
 EPA — Surf Your Watershed (http://www.epa.gov/surf/)
 Federal Energy Management Program (http://www.eere.energy.gov/femp/techassist/waterconserve.html) - water conservation technical assistance for federal agencies
 Lower Colorado Region (http://www.usbr.gov/lc/region/) - water conservation programs
 Office of Water (http://www.epa.gov/OW/index.html) – EPA
 Renewable Energy Policy Project (formerly Center for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Policy Project) (http://www.repp.org/)
 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (http://www.usace.army.mil/public.html) - Public Services
 U.S. Department of Agriculture (http://www.nal.usda.gov/wqic/) - Water Quality Information Center
 U.S. Department of the Interior Buildings/Facilities Energy Management & Water Conservation Plan (http://www.doi.gov/pam/enerplan.html)
 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (http://www.epa.gov/)
 U.S. Geological Survey (http://water.usgs.gov/) - water resources
 Water Efficiency Program (http://www.epa.gov/OWM/water-efficiency/index.htm) - includes EPA WAVE program and Guidelines for Water Conservation Plans
 WaterShare - Department of the Interior (http://www.usbr.gov/mp/watershare/) - US Bureau of Reclamation

State and Local Conservation Links

Arizona
 Arizona Municipal Water Users Association (AMWUA) (http://www.amwua.org/)
 Arizona Department of Water Resources (http://www.water.az.gov/)
 Mesa (http://www.ci.mesa.az.us/utilities/water/default.asp)
 Phoenix (http://phoenix.gov/waterservices/wrc/index.html#a1)
 Tempe (http://www.tempe.gov/conservation/)

California
 California Department of Water Resources (http://wwwdwr.water.ca.gov/)
 California Farm Water Coalition (http://www.farmwater.org/vmchk/Other-Resources/The-Water-Fact-Book.html?flypage=0)
 California Urban Water Conservation Council (http://www.cuwcc.org/)
 CALFED Bay-Delta Program (http://calwater.ca.gov/) - Bay-Delta information site
 California Water Service (http://www.calwater.com/conservation/index.php)
 Castaic Lake Water Agency (http://www.clwa.org/index.html)
 Desert Water Agency (http://www.dwa.org/PSWW/wtrconsrv.htm) - includes water efficient plant listing
 East Bay Municipal Utility District (http://www.ebmud.com/conserving_&_recycling/residential/) - includes water conservation baseline study
 Hi-Desert Water District, CA (http://www.hdwd.com/)
 Imperial Irrigation District (http://www.iid.com/water/)
 Los Angeles (http://www.ladwp.com/ladwp/cms/ladwp001257.jsp)
 Manhattan Beach (http://www.citymb.info/Index.aspx?page=334)
 Marin Municipal Water District (http://www.marinwater.org/waterconservation.html) - tips for swimming pools, low-water-use plants
 Mojave Water Agency (http://www.mojavewater.org/)
 Sacramento Area Water Works Association (http://www.sacwaterworks.com/)
 Sacramento County Public Works (http://www.saccodwr.org/) – Department of Natural Resources
 San Diego (http://www.sandiego.gov/water/conservation/index.shtml)
 San Jose Water Company (http://www.sjwater.com/conservation/index.jsp)
 Santa Barbara (http://www.santabarbaraca.gov/Resident/Water/Water_Conservation/index.htm) - extensive landscaping information, indoor water conservation tips, and educational links
 Santa Clara Valley Water District (http://www.valleywater.org/Water/Water_conservation/index.shtm) - many water conservation publications
 Southern California Water (http://www.monolake.org/socalwater/index.html)

Colorado
 Colorado Office of Water Conservation (http://cwcb.state.co.us/Conservation/m) - planning help and free fact sheets
 Colorado Water Conservation Board (http://www.cwcb.state.co.us/)
 Colorado Water Knowledge (http://waterknowledge.colostate.edu/) - Colorado State University
 Aurora (http://www.ci.aurora.co.us/index.cfm?fuseaction=sec_sub_articles§ionid=2&subsectionid=109)
 Boulder (http://www.bouldercolorado.gov/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=8441&Itemid=3604)
 Denver Water (http://www.water.denver.co.gov/)
 Ft. Collins (http://www.ci.fort-collins.co.us/water/)

Florida
 Florida Water (http://www.florida-water.com/)
 Pinellas County Utilities (http://utility.co.pinellas.fl.us/pcuweb/index.html)
 Pollution Prevention (P2) Coalition of Palm Beach County (http://p2.ces.fau.edu/)
 St. Johns River Water Management District (http://sjr.state.fl.us/programs/outreach/conservation/index.html)
 Southwest Florida Water Management District (http://www.swfwmd.state.fl.us/watercon/conservation.htm)
 Tampa (http://www.tampagov.net/dept_Water/programs_and_services/Water_Conservation/)

Georgia
 Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority (http://www.watersmart.net/)

Maryland
 Anne Arundel County (http://www.aacounty.org/DPW/Utilities/watersavTips.cfm)
 Easton Utilities Commission (http://www.eastonutilities.com/sub.php?navigation_id=67)

Minnesota
 Brainerd (http://www.bpu.org/)

Missouri
 American Water Company - Missouri (http://www.mawc.com/awpr/moaw/your_water/yw1647.html)

Montana
 Montana Water (http://water.montana.edu/)

Nevada
 Las Vegas Valley Water District (http://www.lvvwd.com/)
 Southern Nevada Water Authority (http://www.snwa.com/)

New Mexico
 New Mexico Water Conservation Program (http://www.ose.state.nm.us/water-info/conservation/index.html)
 Albuquerque (http://www.cabq.gov/resources/index.html)
 Santa Fe (http://www.santafenm.gov/index.asp?NID=168)

North Carolina
 North Carolina Division of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance (http://www.p2pays.org/)
 North Carolina Division of Water Resources (http://www.dwr.ehnr.state.nc.us/Water_Supply_Planning/Water_Conservation/)
 North Carolina Urban Water Consortium (http://www.ncsu.edu/wrri/uwc/)
 Town of Cary (http://www.townofcary.net/depts/pwdept/water/waterconservation/overview.htm)
 City of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County (http://www.charmeck.org/Departments/LUESA/Water+and+Land+Resources/Conservation/Home.htm)
 Harnett County (http://www.harnett.org/harnett/departments/pub_util/puindex.htm) - lots of conservation tips including how to detect and repair leaks

Oregon
 Eugene Water and Electric Board (http://www.eweb.org/content.aspx/0e75d4f0-d7e0-4bb6-b0ca-f1244906af60)
 Lake Oswego (http://www.ci.oswego.or.us/maintain/conserve.htm)

Texas
 Austin (http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/watercon/)
 City of Houston (http://www.publicworks.houstontx.gov/utilities/conservation/index.htm) - water conservation presentations, newsletter and check list
 Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (http://www.tceq.state.tx.us/permitting/water_supply/water_rights/contingency.html) - drought contingency planning
 Texas Water Conservation Association (http://www.twca.org/)
 Texas Water Development Board (http://www.twdb.state.tx.us/)
 Texas Water Supply and Conservation Education Program (http://tx-water-ed.tamu.edu/) - Texas A&M University

Utah
 Central Utah Project Completion Act (http://www.cuwcd.com/cupca/index.htm) - water resources development emphasizing environmental values and conservation

Virginia
 Virginia Conservation Reference Source (http://www.virginiaconservation.org/)
 Virginia Beach (http://www.virginia-beach.va.us/dept/putility)

Washington
 Bellevue (http://www.bellevuewa.gov/water_conservation.htm)
 Center for Environmental Law & Policy (http://www.celp.org/) - advocating clean, flowing rivers in Washington State
 Municipal Research and Services Center of Washington (http://www.mrsc.org/Subjects/Environment/water/wc-measures.aspx) - water conservation information for local government
 Highline Water District (http://www.highlinewater.org/1%25.htm)
 Seattle Public Utilities (http://www.ci.seattle.wa.us/util/RESCONS/default.htm) - includes popular WashWise laundry program

Regional Conservation Sites
 Colorado State University Cooperative Extension (http://www.ext.colostate.edu/Pubs/crops/04708.pdf) - Irrigation information (PDF file)
 Delaware River Basin Commission (http://www.state.nj.us/drbc/drbc.htm)
 Marin Municipal Water District (http://www.marinwater.org/swimmingpools.html) - Money-saving swimming pool tips
 Melbourne Water Corporation (http://conservewater.melbournewater.com.au/) - Water conservation tips, water use calculator and water wise gardening
 Savewater.com.au (http://www.savewater.com.au/index.php?sectionid=28) , touted as one of Australia's leading source on water conservation
 Southwestern Water Conservation District (http://www.waterinfo.org/) - Water Information Program
 Susquehanna River Basin Commission (http://www.srbc.net/)
 Western States Water Council (http://www.westgov.org/wswc/)
 Yarra Valley Water (http://www.yvw.com.au/yvw/YourHome/WaterSmartProgram.htm) – an Australian retail water company specializing in water saving products, owned by the State Government of Victoria

Other Misc. Links

 American Society of Civil Engineers (http://www.asce.org/)
 Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management (http://ojps.aip.org/wro/)
 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (http://www.asme.org/)
 American Water Works Association (http://www.awwa.org/)
 American Water Works Association Research Foundation (http://www.awwarf.com/)
 Association of California Water Agencies (http://www.acwa.com/)
 Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (http://www.amwa.net/)
 Bureau of Reclamation (http://www.usbr.gov/mp/watershare/)
 California Association of Sanitation Agencies (http://www.casaweb.org/)
 California Department of Water Resources (http://www.water.ca.gov/)
 California Energy Commission (http://www.energy.ca.gov/)
 California Municipal Utilities Association (http://www.cmua.org/)
 California State Association of Counties (http://csac.counties.org/)
 California Urban Water Conservation Council (http://www.cuwcc.org/)
 California Water Environment Association (http://www.cwea.org/)
 Earth 911 (http://www.earth911.org/master.asp?s=lib&a=Water/water.asp) - Water Pollution and Conservation
 Eco-Portal (http://www.EnvironmentalSustainability.info) – Gateway to reviewed environmental sustainability Internet content
 Environmental and Water Resource Institute (http://www.ewrinstitute.org/)
 Enviro Link Network (http://envirolink.netforchange.com/)
 Groundwater Protection Council (http://gwpc.site.net/)
 IDS Water (http://www.idswater.com) — Information related to water and its related industries presented through expert white papers, case studies and a water supplier directory
 Information Center for the Environment (http://ice.ucdavis.edu/) – UC Davis
 League of California Cities (http://www.cacities.org/)
 National Association of Counties (http://www.naco.org/)
 National Drinking Water Clearinghouse (http://www.nesc.wvu.edu/ndwc/)
 National Groundwater Association (http://www.ngwa.org/)
 National Rural Water Association (http://www.nrwa.org/)
 National Watershed Network (http://www2.ctic.purdue.edu/kyw/nwn/nwn.html)
 National Resource Conservation Service (http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/)
 Rural Community Assistance Program (http://www.rcap.org/")
 Texas Waternet (http://twri.tamu.edu/)
 U.S. Census Bureau (http://www.census.gov/)
 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – Office of Water (http://www.epa.gov/watrhome")
 U.S. Geological Survey – Water Resources (http://water.usgs.gov/)
 U.S. Water Resources Agencies (http://www.uwin.siu.edu/orgs/US/)
 Universities Water Information Network (http://www.uwin.siu.edu/)
 The Utility Connection (http://www.utilityconnection.com/)
 Water Education Foundation (http://www.watereducation.org/)
 Water Education Water Awareness Committee (http://www.usewaterwisely.com/)
 Water Environment Federation (http://www.wef.org/)
 California Environmental Resources Evaluation System (CERES) (http://ceres.ca.gov/) – California related water conservation site
 Water Online (http://www.wateronline.com/) - information resource for the Water and Wastewater Treatment industry
 Water Quality Association (http://www.wqa.org/)
 WateReuse Assocation of California (http://www.watereuse.org/)
 Water Resources Center Archives (http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/WRCA/)
 Water Resources Research Center (http://ag.arizona.edu/AZWATER/) – University of Arizona
 WaterWiser (http://www.waterwiser.org/) – the Water Efficiency Clearinghouse