Annually, Americans extract 3,700
billion gallons more than they return to natural water systems like
rivers, streams, reservoirs, and aquifiers. Minimizing water usage
will reduce operational expenses and lessen the environmental
burden on local water supplies.
Many water conservation strategies involve either no additional
costs or rapid paybacks. LEED Water Efficiency credits describe
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Credit 1.1 - Water Efficient Landscaping: Reduce by
Credit 1.2 - Water Efficient Landscaping: No Potable Water
Use or No Irrigation
· Credit 2 - Innovative Wastewater
Credit 3.1 and 3.2 - Water Use Reduction: 20% Reduction and