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Obama Admin Wants To Cut Water Use By A Third

Water Online: The Obama administration is pointing to a new goal for U.S. water conservation. “We have potential to... reduce water usage by 33 percent. This would bring us closer in line with other industrialized nations, and could reduce the nation’s total CO2 emissions by about 1.5 percent annually,” the White House said in a recent announcement. The figure is part of a new strategy for water innovation announced in December with an eye toward how climate change is affecting water resources. The new...