Water Efficiency

OVERVIEW: To further promote and facilitate water efficiency, the Water Efficiency staff research and test new technology to determine applicability for campus use. Some examples of pilot projects that have tested water efficient technology include fixtures, building and research equipment, and landscaping irrigation. See the links below for highlighted projects, water consumption statistics, and information on rebates.

Drought Updates

 For updates on water supply and the drought, visit our new Drought Updates page: 
http://lbre.stanford.edu/sem/drought_updates

 
   
 

 

Water Conservation 101 Class

   

Stanford and BAWSCA teamed up to offer a Water Conservation 101 class in late August 2015.  Click HERE to see the presentation slides.  BAWSCA is offering additional FREE Water Conservation 101 and Landscape classes this fall.  For BAWSCA classes visit their website: http://bawsca.org/classes

 

Water Efficiency and Conservation Program

 

Faculty/Staff Housing

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Comparison of New and Old Billing Statements

save20gallons.org

Water-Wise House Call

H2Ouse: Home Tour & Take Action pages

Water Footprint Calculator

Home Water Works: Water Calculator

Conservation Tips & Fliers for Residents

Free Landscaping Classes

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California Urban Water Conservation Council (CUWCC)

US EPA Climate Ready Water Utilities

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Graphic about SU's Water Efficiency Program

 
SU's Water Efficiency Program
Water Efficiency Goals for Stanford Buildings
Water Conservation, Reuse, and Recycling Master Plan
Map of Irrigation Boundaries & Meters

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Water Features Design Guidelines  

Water Features Map

 

Water Features Data

 
Silicon Valley Water Conservation Awards  
     
Water Conservation Program Charts & Graphs
 

Domestic Water Consumption FY2002 - FY2015

 

Stanford University Domestic Water Consumption FY2014

 

Stanford University Lake Water Consumption FY2014

 

Domestic Water Savings by Customer (2001 - 2010)

 

Fairchild Science Building Water Use FY2004 - FY2012

 

Beckman Center Water Use FY2004 - FY2012

 

CIS Water Use FY2004 - FY2012

 

Medical School Building 2 Water Use FY2004 - FY2012

 

Medical School Office Building Water Use FY2004 - FY2012

 

Fact Sheets About:

 

Rebate Programs

(require Water-Wise House Call)

Stanford University's Water Efficiency Program   To schedule a Water-Wise House Call
click here or call 1-800-548-1882
Water Efficiency and Conservation Tips   Overview of Rebate Programs
Steam Sterilizers at Stanford   High Efficiency Bathroom Fixtures
(Maximum Performance Testing)
Landscape and Irrigation   High Efficiency Toilets
Possible Causes for High Water Consumption   Approved High Efficiency Toilets

Top Performing Water Fixtures

  Toilet Recycling
Demonstration Programs/Projects
  High Efficiency Clothes Washers

 

  Approved Clothes Washers

Real-Time Water Monitoring

  Landscape Conversion and Retrofits

Weather Based (ET) Irrigation Controller

 

Turf Removal/Replacement

Medical School Retrofits & RO Reuse

 

Approved Plant List

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Plant Photo Gallery and Irrigation Guide

 

Sunset Magazine's "Easy Water-Wise Gardening"

 

Water Wise Plant Retailers

 

Irrigation Equipment Upgrades

 

Fact Sheet on Artificial Turf from Santa Clara Valley Water District

Water Efficient Equipment for Labs

   

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Soil Moisture Probes    
How to Identify Excessive Water Use    
     
     
     
     
       

Previously Featured in the "What's New" Section

2015 Earth Day Summary
Results from Water Taste Test 2013 and Website Feedback from Earth Day
Revitalized Waterwise Garden brought to you by the SU Grounds Department
Time to Reduce Your Irrigation Schedule      
       

Water Efficiency Videos

 

For links to additional information, please visit our Contacts & Resources page: http://lbre.stanford.edu/sem/Contact_Resources