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Energy and Agriculture

Energy has always been essential for the production of food. Prior to the industrial revolution, the primary energy input for agriculture was the sun. As a result of the industrialization and consolidation of agriculture, food production has become increasingly dependent on energy derived from fossil fuels.

Indoor Water Use at Home

By taking simple steps to reduce your water use at home you can quickly be on your way to saving gallons − and dollars − every day!

Water Calculators Around the Web

A collection of direct and virtual water use calculators gives you plenty of ways to understand your water use habits and learn ways to conserve and use water more efficiently.

Water Saving Tips: Around the House

Every day, we all rely on water for a wide variety of uses around the house, inside and out. According to the EPA, you use 50 gallons of water a day on average. There are a lot of ways to save water around the house. Read more to find out.

Water Saving Tips: In the Bathroom

Almost every activity or daily routine that happens in the home bathroom uses a lot of water. You use more water in the bathroom than in all of the other rooms combined! Read more to find out.

Water Saving Tips: In the Kitchen

Consider food preparation. Because of it, we spend much of our lives at home in the kitchen, making it a major hub of activity. So saving water in the kitchen plays a big part in reducing your water consumption at home. Read more to find out.

Water Issues

Find out more about how water is a part of your daily life through your habits inside and outside of your home, the food you eat, the products you buy and even the energy use.

Buy Less Stuff; Use Less Water

Everything you buy, use and consume takes water to produce. By purchasing and using less and reusing and recycling more, you can save water and reduce your water footprint.

US Water Conservation: How's Your State Doing?

Have you ever wondered what your state government does to ensure that water is used wisely in your state? Maybe you wondered how your state's efforts compare to those of others? Now you can find out in an Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) report that graded all 50 states on their efforts.

Get to Work! Jobs in Water Protection

Love water? Hunting for a new job? You might be able to make a splash with a career in water protection. Our need for water and wastewater management is only going to grow. Whether you're a scientist, an advocate, a writer or an accountant, you'll be needed!

Cómo Ahorrar Agua

Here are tips in Spanish to help you shrink your water footprint. The recommendations on this list are just a start in an effort to save more water.

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