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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) WaterSense at Work

WaterSense at Work The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has developed WaterSense at Work, which is a compilation of water-efficiency best management practices designed to provide guidance to help establish an effective facility water management program and identify projects and practices that can reduce facility water use. This booklet specifically details the business case for water efficiency and saving water in hospitals.

Hospital Installs Water-Efficient Lab and Medical Equipment Putting EPA’s WaterSense to Work, a case study from Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, Washington highlights their ability to eliminate the water use associated with vacuum operation in its sterilizer units, as well as piping modifications that recovered steam condensate from the sterilizer jacket.

WaterSense Water-Efficient Products  WaterSense makes it easy to find and select water-efficient products that can help your wallet and the environment. This resource allows you to check out what new water-efficient products are in development for WaterSense, find water-saving rebate programs offered by WaterSense partners, and find out how much these water-efficient products can save you!  

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