Resources

Water Efficiency Program Fact Sheets and Tools
Industry/Commercial-Specific Information
Publications
Legislation
Outreach Materials
Links

 

Water Efficiency Program Fact Sheets and Tools

Sound Principals of Water Management

Conducting a Successful Water Efficiency Program

Auditing Methodology and Tools

Baseline Water Consumption Worksheet

Water Survey Data Sheet

Water Efficiency Self-Assessment Checklist

 

Industry/Commercial-Specific Information

Restaurants
Case Study - The Angus Barn
Fact Sheet - Kitchen and food preparation
Food Service Operations Water Cons. Checklist
A Field Study to Characterize Water and Energy Use of Commercial Ice Machines and Quantify Saving Potential
Evaluating the Water Savings Potential of Commercial "Connectionless" Food Steamers

Food Processing - poultry/meat
Case Study - Reducing Water Use and Wastewater in Food Processing Plants
Fact Sheet - Food processing industry
Recycling Water in Poultry Processing

Hotels
Case Study - Bluffs Restaurant
Case Study - Proximity Hotel
Hotel Guide to Being Water Wise
Industrial Laundering Water Cons. Checklist
Evaluation of Water Use Reduction Achieved Through Hotel Guest Room Toilet Fixture Replacements

Hospitals
Case Study - John Umstead Hospital
Hospital/Medical Facility Water Cons. Checklist
Skilled Nursing Facility Retrofit Program: Lessons from an Institutional Direct-Install Program

Offices
Cooling and Heating Fact Sheet
Landscaping Fact Sheet
Landscaping/Irrigation Water Cons. Checklist
Office Buildings Water Cons. Checklist

Schools/Colleges
Case Study - UNC-CH
Dormitories Water Cons. Checklist
Schools/Ed. Facilities Water Cons. Checklist

Laundries
Assessment of Water Savings for Commercial Washers

Supermarkets
Demonstration of Water Conservation Opportunities in Urban Supermarkets - Cooling Systems

     

Publications

Manuals

Water Efficiency Manual For Commercial, Industrial and Institutional Facilities

N.C. Dept. of Cultural Resources Landscape Management Plan

Legislative Reports

Recommendations for Water Efficiency Standards for Water-Using Fixtures in Residential and and Commercial Buildings

Recommendations for Water Efficiency Standards for In-ground Irrigation Systems

 

Legislation

Session Law 2009-243: Amends G.S. 143138(b)
Allows use of cisterns for irrigation and toilet flushing

 

Outreach Materials

Save Water NC sticker
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Links

N.C. Division of Water Quality - Reclaimed Water Information

N.C. Division of Water Resources - Hydrogeological Database

The Irrigation Association