The Edmonton Rain Barrel Project
- Environment Canada's Fresh Water Website
This website is absolutely loaded with information about water management in Canada, water conservation, water pollution, and more.
- Water Trivia
The Environmental Protection Agency in the US has created this PDF page of very interesting and educational water trivia.
- Oil and Troubled Waters
Published by the Pembina Institute in April 2003, this 35 page document contains tons of information about the use of water by the oil industry in Alberta.
EPCOR Water Services
This site has great statistics about water use in Edmonton, treatment plants, water quality, and the history of water treatment in Edmonton.
- The German Water Sector
This 154 page document outlines a lot of the policies and experiences of the German Water Sector, including water supply, water demand management, wastewater treatment, and ecologically and economically sustainable water supplies.
- Greater Vancouver Regional District Water Conservation Site
This site has tons of good info on water use and water conservation. Did you know that the Vancouver district has a twice-weekly lawn watering regulation that only allows you to water your lawn twice per week?
- Capital Region District (Victoria, BC) Water Conservation Site
A great, yet brief guide to water conservation inside and outside the home.
US Water News: Water Conservation News Articles
This is an archive of news articles concerning water conservation from across the United States. This site has piles of info from many places!
Water Conservation Strategies in Cities
A summary of various water conservation strategies in cities in BC, Canada, and the U.S. This is a PDF file.
Vancouver Rain Barrel Project
- Toronto Water Watch - No Longer an active link
This site contains info about reducing water use in Toronto, and includes info about the Toronto Rainbarrel Project.
City of Portland Downspout Disconnection Program
Residents of Portland get paid to disconnect their downspouts and put the water into their plants and gardens instead!
- Toronto's Municipal Water Efficiency Plan
There is a lot of info here about how Toronto is saving water and money.
- Home Energy Chronicle
Published by The Waterbarrel Project, the Solar Energy Society, and other partners, this 4-page flyer focusing on water use and conservation appeared in the Edmonton Journal on Saturday, June 7th, 2003.
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This is EPCOR'S site that helps you know what you are billed for, including treated water and drainage and sewage fees!
Grey Water Recycling
- Grey Water Recycling
The Environment Centre of WA in Australia has created this site with great, concise information about the benefits, dangers, misconceptions, and practicalities of reusing grey water.
Grey Water Recycling Facility in Las Vegas
This is a newspaper article announcing the start up of a gray water recycling facility in Las Vegas in the summer of 2001.
- Safe Use of Household Grey Water
A site of the College of Agriculture and Home Economics in Mexico, this is a great guide to using grey water.
- The Toronto Healthy House
This house is completely off grid. A rain water storage system and a water treatment system allow this house to use no municipal water and to not require any sewer connections.
The Hyderabad Declaration on Wastewater Use in Agriculture
This declaration, made on 14 November 2002 in Hyderabad, India, states, among other things, that wastewater is a resource that is gaining importance around the world. Various researchers from many countries made this declaration.
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