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Lessons Learned and Water Saved Through Metering Irrigation Water

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 4:00 pm EST

Weber Basin Water Conservancy District is a wholesale water provider in Northern Utah that provides drinking water to a population of over 620,000 people, water for industrial uses, secondary irrigation water for residential and commercial properties and agricultural...

Water, Trees and Arid Urban Landscapes

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 4:00 pm EST - Presented by Heidi Kratsch

Trees enhance urban communities by cleaning the air, reducing concentrations of greenhouse gases, reducing heating and cooling costs, reducing crime, improving water quality, and beautifying our landscapes. Trees in arid urban landscapes face significant stressors due to low...

Water University: Science Based Homeowner Education

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 4:00 pm EDT

The “real world” of the American homeowner is far removed from the ongoing research being done in landscape water conservation. He is not privy to the reams of information being published on all sorts of new findings and more efficient watering techniques. He is at the mercy...

Right Plants, Right Place: Creating and Managing a Large Landscape with Limited Water

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 4:00 pm EDT

Too often, we try to re-create landscapes based on nostalgia and expectations that don’t match our actual water availability and climate. Bridger Varga, landscape manager at Wasatch Academy in Mt. Pleasant, Utah, has worked to create and maintain a school landscape in rural...

Turfgrass Science & Industry Cooperate to Answer the Call for Reduced Water Use

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 4:00 pm EDT - Presented by Kelly Kopp

The turfgrass industry and turfgrass scientists have been focused on sustainable turfgrass management practices for many years, resulting in reduced input of fertilizers, pesticides, and other products. In more recent years, the focus has turned to turfgrass water use and now...

Update on the Outdoor Water Use Research Initiative of the Alliance for Water Efficiency

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 4:00 pm EDT

AWE's comprehensive Outdoor Water Savings Research Program is developing actionable information and data on the savings potential and actual water savings from a variety of outdoor efficiency measures. This presentation will review the Phase 1 findings on the availability of...

A Wild West Tale: Debunking the Myth That Conservation Increases Rates

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 4:00 pm EDT - Presented by Candice Rupprecht

This presentation will share the results of the Tucson Avoided Cost Analysis done in 2016 by WaterDM, in conjunction with Tucson Water and Pima County and the Alliance for Water Efficiency. This avoided cost analysis uses baseline data from 1987, the height of Tucson’s per...

State of the State: Water Conservation Programs and Resources in the State of Utah

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 4:00 pm EDT

The State of Utah has several resources and programs available to communities and citizens to empower water efficiency statewide. One of the programs, Utah Water Use: Fame or Shame Report, will be entering its second summer, and has resulted in some interesting data and...

Smart Controller Pilot: Don't Set it and Forget It

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 4:00 pm EST

Join Aurora Water Conservation specialist Tim York to find out more about the effectiveness of “Smart” weather based controllers and in-ground system efficiency upgrades. With many contractors opting for the “Set it and forget it” mentality of smart irrigation technologies,...

Online Learning: A Valuable Outreach & Education Tool

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 4:00 pm EST

The City of Plano’s online learning module, “Water, Water Everywhere: A Guide to Sprinkler Repair,” is a unique tool that empowers residents to manage their outdoor water use. Interactive and engaging, it is accessible anytime, anywhere, and its reach has expanded far...

Water: The Lifeblood of Communities

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 4:00 pm EDT

ESP Public Issues Webinar Series: Water in the 21st Century Water: The Lifeblood of Communities Jonathan Aguilar, Assistant Professor, Kansas State University Research & Extension This webinar will explore water use topics in Kansas, which can be applicable...

A Booming Interest in Groundwater Conservation in Kansas – Why Now?

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 4:00 pm EDT

Presenter: Dr. Bill Golden, of Kansas State University, will cover water rights in Kansas, different 'sticks and carrots' the state has available to encourage groundwater conservation, and recent developments and shifts in attitudes related to groundwater use and conservation...

WaterSense and LEED Housing Programs

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT

This is the 3rd webinar in the webinar series WaterWednesdays, being hosted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense program.Prior registration is needed at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3053126452602954754A WaterSense labeled home includes...

Communicating the Need for Water Efficiency

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT

Registration needed at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8174448205132361986This webinar is 2nd in the series of Water Wednesdays webinars being hosted by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense program.The WaterSense program has a variety of consumer...

Evaluation of a water conservation program: Is there a "silver bullet"?

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 10:30 am EDT

This webinar will present an overview of alternative strategies that can be used to encourage water conservation in residential / landscape uses. Estimates of effectiveness of the alternative strategies will be presented. The session will conclude with a question-and-answer...