Learn more about energy consumption, green infrastructure, water investment returns, and the progress being made toward an American National Water Assessment in the following new reports:
- Water Research Foundation’s “Toolbox for Water Utility Energy and Greenhouse Gas Emission Management” that looks to help water utilities reduce energy consumption and improve sustainability
- American Rivers’ joint reports on Operations and Maintenance of Green Infrastructure, “Staying Green” and “Staying Green and Growing Jobs”
- WWF’s “Navigating Muddy Waters: Securing Investment Returns under Carbon and Water Constraints”
- USGS’s Report to Congress “Progress Toward Establishing a National Water Assessment of Water Availability and Use.”
Also, explore a new web-based tool by the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Water Quality Index, which has been developed to help producers easily calculate the quality of water flowing off their fields.