water conservation

Niagara Celebrates 50 Years of Saving the World’s Water

April 19, 2024

In celebration of Earth Day and the company’s 50th anniversary, Niagara®, the leader in high-performance, water-saving toilets, announced that it has helped more than 4.7 million users save more than 308 billion […]


ICC and MBI Publish Standard for MEP System Elements in Offsite Construction

March 14, 2024

The International Code Council, in partnership with the Modular Building Institute (MBI), has published ICC/MBI 1210-2023: Standard for Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing Systems, Energy Efficiency, and Water Conservation in Offsite Construction. This American National […]


California Adopts Regulations for Implementing Direct Potable Reuse

December 28, 2023

Further advancing the Administration’s all-of-the-above Water Supply Strategy to make California more resilient to hotter, drier conditions, the State Water Resources Control Board approved regulations that will allow water systems […]


International Code Council Releases 2021 International Water Conservation Code Provisions®

October 17, 2023

The International Code Council recently released the 2021 International Water Conservation Code Provisions (IWCCP). This resource provides the best and most comprehensive tool for the design, installation, and administration of […]


IAPMO Applauds Introduction of Federal Water-Efficiency, Conservation, and Sustainability Legislation

August 17, 2023

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO®) voices its support for the Water-Efficiency, Conservation, and Sustainability Act of 2023, legislation introduced by Sen. Alex Padilla (D-CA) and U.S. Rep. […]


U.S. EPA to Revisit Requirements for Water-Efficient Toilets

June 28, 2023

To address the changing marketplace and evolving technologies for water-efficient plumbing products, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is considering changing its criteria for tank-type toilets to earn the WaterSense® label. […]


WaterSense-Labeled Products Helped Save More than 1.1 Trillion Gallons of Water in 2022

June 14, 2023

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released its 2022 WaterSense Accomplishments Report, noting that consumers using WaterSense-labeled products saved more than 1.1 trillion gallons of water in 2022. Since the […]


WaterSense Encourage Homeowners to Fight Water Waste for Fix a Leak Week

March 22, 2023

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense program is encouraging consumers and businesses to celebrate the 15th annual Fix a Leak Week, March 20 through 26, by finding and fixing plumbing […]


DOE Proposes New Standards for Residential Appliances to Save Energy and Water

February 13, 2023

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has proposed new energy-efficiency standards for refrigerators and clothes washers that will lower household energy costs and significantly reduce pollution. The DOE expects the […]


Plumbing Manufacturers International Promotes Rethink Water Initiative

February 13, 2023

Plumbing Manufacturers International’s leadership and staff are leading a crusade for safe, clean water for future generations. Their latest stop was the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) 2023, where […]

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