Format: 2015-10-07
Title & Source Resource Type
Stormwater Manager's Resource Center

The Stormwater Manager's Resource Center is designed specifically for stormwater practitioners, local government officials and others that need technical assistance on stormwater management issues.

Infrastructure, Human Impacts, Pollution, Sediment, Urban Issues, ISSUES FACING OUR RIVERS
Cases in Water Conservation: How Efficiency Programs Help Water Utilities Save Water and Avoid Costs

Published by the EPA in 2002, this report uses examples from cities large and small, and all across the country to make the case that water conservation and efficiency programs work.

Infrastructure, Rate Structures, Drinking Water, Sustainability, Water Conservation, Water Efficiency, Water Pricing
Reducing Stormwater Costs Through Low Impact Development (LID) Stategies and Practices

According to the EPA, "This report provides information to cities, counties, states, private-sector developers and others on the costs and benefits of using Low Impact Development (LID) strategies

Infrastructure, Low Impact Development (LID), Rainwater Harvesting, Reuse, Sustainability, Water Recycling
Funding Water Efficiency Through the State Revolving Fund Programs

Since the passage of the economic stimulus package in early 2009, $6 billion in water infrastructure funding has been made available, with 20% mandated towards water efficiency projects.

Strategy & Planning, Infrastructure, Low Impact Development (LID), Rainwater Harvesting, Water Conservation, Water Efficiency, Government Funding
Climate Resilient Communities

The National Wildlife Federation has led Al Gore's initiative to train thousands of people to teach others about the climate crisis.

Adaptation, Climate Change, Infrastructure, Sustainability
Water Efficiency=Water Supply

Water quantity is as important to a river's health as water quality. Without water there would be no river.

Adaptation, Climate Change, Infrastructure, Dams, Rate Structures, Reuse, Water Conservation, Water Efficiency, Water Recycling, Xeriscaping
Domestic Water Conservation Technologies: Using Less Water and Energy is an Investment in a Sustainable Future

This guidebook, published by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, is a must read for anyone interested in water efficient technologies.

Energy, Energy Efficiency, Climate Change, Infrastructure, Water Efficiency, ISSUES FACING OUR RIVERS
In Hot Water: Water Management Strategies to Weather the Effects of Global Warming

This report was published by the NRDC in July 2007 and is a valuable resource for water managers and anybody else trying to grasp the looming challenges that climate change is placing on our water

Climate Change, Infrastructure, Drought, Water Conservation, Water Efficiency, Global Warming, Groundwater, Human Impacts, Water Conservation & Efficiency, ISSUES FACING OUR RIVERS
Water and Energy: Leveraging Voluntary Programs to Save Both Water and Energy

This report, published by the EPA in March 2008, provides some of the most recent data on the amount of water and energy that can be saved with existing technologies and expanded programs.

Energy, Energy Efficiency, Climate Change, Infrastructure, Water Efficiency, Source Water, Wastewater, ISSUES FACING OUR RIVERS
Natural Security: How Sustainable Water Strategies Prepare Communities for a Changing Climate

Clean water is essential to our health, our communities, and our lives. Yet our water infrastructure – drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems, dams and levees – is seriously outdated.

Adaptation, Climate Change, Infrastructure, Low Impact Development (LID)