Water Conservation

Water conservation in the arid Southwest is of critical importance for the well-being of the natural environment as well as human health. This shared resource is incredibly valuable and requires community stewardship to ensure that it remains clean, wild, and drinkable! Learn more about the water cycle in our water conservation zone. Or check out one of the several footprint calculators listed below to learn useful conservation tips!

Calculate your water footprint! Fun tools to help you gauge your water usage impacts and start on the road to conservation.

National Geographic, Water Footprint Calculator
   » http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/freshwater/water-footprint-calculator/

Water Footprint Network
   » www.waterfootprint.org/?page=cal/waterfootprintcalculator_indv

GRACE Communications Foundation
   » www.h2oconserve.org/home.php?pd=index

For information on water usage and water conservation, please visit:
   » http://planetgreen.discovery.com/home-garden/calculate-water-footprint.html

Water conservation zone:

Green Ribbon Schools Resources for an Environmentally Friendly Campus Water Conservation Awareness Program and Infrastructure Drip Audit
   » http://grs.4empower.com/resources.php?view=list&cat=2

Alliance for Water Awareness and Conservation - Arid environments
   » www.hdawac.org/

NASA, Student water recycling design competition
   » www.nasa.gov/offices/education/centers/kennedy/home/WLMR.html

University of Arizona, Project WET School Water Audit Program
   » http://cals.arizona.edu/arizonawet/teachersupport/swap

Water Wise Arizona
   » http://waterwise.arizona.edu/

For more information please contact:
Mansel Nelson, Program Coordinator, Sr.
Tel: 928/523-1275
Email: Mansel.Nelson@nau.edu


Last updated: December 16, 2011

 

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