Water Conservation

With Over Half the U.S. in Drought, Water Conservation Tips for Summer 2022

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As warm weather activities heat up, it may be tempting to leave the water running to keep yourself and your lawn cool. However, conserving water is critical because droughts rob communities of the rain and snow that replenishes their much-needed water supply. Saving water for future use becomes more important than ever.

Del Monte Foods Continues to Reduce Water Use to Nourish the Planet and Communities Amidst Climate Change

Plant-Based Foods Leader Has Reduced Water Use by Nearly 750 Million Gallons Per Year Since 2013
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WALNUT CREEK, Calif., June 6, 2022 /3BL Media/ – At Del Monte Foods, Inc., one of the ways we’re committing to being Growers of Good™ is by reducing our use of water – nature’s most precious resource. Through a dedicated focus on decreasing the amount of water used in our operations, we’ve reduced usage by nearly 750 million gallons a year since 2013. We don’t plan on stopping there.

Sustainable Ways To Create Your Better Yard and Save Water

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Whether you’re a master gardener or have little patience for lawn care, there are many ways to make your yard more attractive and functional while conserving water. Enhance your landscapes with water-saving techniques and technologies.

Discover sustainable WaterSense options that will fit your yard type and lifestyle:

Global Water Center's Mobile Discovery Center Comes to Kohler, Wis.

First-of-its-kind, interactive experience increases awareness of the global water crisis and motivates action to end it
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KOHLER, Wis., September 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ – To increase awareness and encourage action to address the global water crisis, the Global Water Center (GWC) is partnering with Kohler to bring its expansive, educational Mobile Discovery Center (MDC) to The Shops at Woodlake on Kohler’s campus Sept. 18-19 and Sept. 21-26.

**Invitation to capture b-roll and interviews**
Media are invited to schedule Mobile Discovery Center tours and interview representatives from Kohler and Global Water Center starting on Friday, Sept. 17.

Smart Irrigation: Improving Water Conservation

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There’s irrigation and then there’s “smart” irrigation. The difference? About 470,000 gallons of water.

When you’re looking to keep plants hydrated in the heat, it takes a lot of resources. Recognizing the importance of water conservation, The Home Depot partnered with HydroPoint. In 2019, they piloted a smart irrigation system to save water at the store in Kennesaw, Georgia and several other sites. 

State of the Green Building Industry 2021

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by Deisy Verdinez of the US Green Building Council 

There’s renewed commitment from companies and organizations to run their business and operations in more sustainable ways. As communities and consumers begin to demand more from organizations to do more to support their communities, many are not only including sustainability in corporate social responsibility plans but are also are setting ambitious goals to reduce their impacts on the environment. And they’re making real strides in achieving these goals.

Guardiola Sala Foundation To Address Sustainable Water Management

Pep & Pere Guardiola, EarthEcho International and Xylem Host First In Series Of Water Education Events, As Spain’s Water Resources Predicted To Decrease By Up To 40%
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RYE BROOK, N.Y., July 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Pep Guardiola, along with his brother Pere, both representing their newly-established Guardiola Sala Foundation, have teamed up with global nonprofit, EarthEcho International and global water technology company, Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), to encourage students to realize a more sustainable future for Spain’s water resources. Today, Pep joined the first in a series of water education events at Casal dels Infants in Barcelona as part of a new initiative, Water Challenge Catalonia.

Tyson Foods' Finney County Plant Completes Water Stewardship Certification

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FINNEY COUNTY, Kan. , June 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Tyson Foods’ Finney County plant has officially been certified under the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) standard by international third-party certification body SCS Global Services (SCS), making Finney County the first and only meat processing plant in the US certified under the AWS standard.

Major Corporations and Foundations Commit Final Funding for Landmark Water Conservation Deal that Secures Nearly 49 Billion Gallons of Water for Lake Mead

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PHOENIX, June 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - In partnership with the State of Arizona, Business for Water Stewardship and Environmental Defense Fund announced today that a $38 million funding goal has been achieved to conserve 150,000 acre-feet of water (nearly 49 billion gallons) to shore up declining water levels in Lake Mead through the Colorado River Indian Tribes (CRIT) system conservation project. The announcement represents the single largest multi-sector collaborative drought response effort ever completed in Arizona.

Publix Commits $2 Million to Everglades Restoration Supporting Florida Freshwater Conservation

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LAKELAND, Fla., April 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ — In continuation of its commitment to water stewardship, Publix is contributing $2 million to remove invasive trees and plants in 1,000 acres of wetland in the Florida Everglades. These trees and plants use more than their share of water, interrupting Florida’s natural water system. The company is funding projects at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary and the saline glades in Everglades National Park that will restore the health of these habitats and return an estimated 174 million gallons of water per year to the local environment. 

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