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American Water Works Association Water conservation tips.

Backyard Conservation This publication from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service shows you how conservation practices that are used on agricultural land across the country to conserve and improve natural resources can be adapted for use on the land around your home.

ENERGY STAR Appliances Save money and improve the environment by reducing energy and water consumption with ENERGY STAR qualified dishwashers and clothes washers.

Greywater.com The basics of greywater. For more information on greywater reuse, read the analysis on ToolBase.

H2ouse developed by the California Urban Water Conservation Council, this site provides tips for reducing water use and installation and maintenance information.

Overview of Retrofit Strategies: A Guide for Apartment Owners and Managers HUD and PATH have published this guide to help owners and managers of multi-family properties address these challenges through water conservation. This publication describes techniques property managers may use to conserve water, with approaches requiring modest investment and minimal construction.

Retrofitting Apartment Buildings to Conserve Water: A Guide for Managers, Engineers, and Contractors This guide assists property owners and their agents (managers, engineers, contractors, and maintenance staff) in reducing water use in apartment buildings. It explains available options, provides a framework to work with, and summarizes what managers, engineers, and contractors need to know to select the water conservation retrofit strategies that best suit the property in question.

Toiletology 101 The care and repair of toilets.

ToolBase Excellent resource for technical information on building products, materials, new technologies, business management, and housing systems.

Water Use It Wisely Offers water saving tips for consumers.

Xeriscape Guide An extensive resource from the University of Georgia for water-wise landscaping.

 
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Content updated November 11, 2003

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