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WaterSense

Accomplishments and History

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WaterSense makes a difference. By offering simple ways to reduce water use, WaterSense helps Americans save water.  Through the end of 2016, WaterSense has helped Americans save a cumulative 2.1 trillion gallons of water and more than $46.3 billion in water and energy bills.  Additionally, the use of WaterSense labeled products saved 284 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity.  

Our History

WaterSense officially launched June 12, 2006, in San Antonio, TX, at the American Water Works Association’s Annual Conference & Exposition.  Since then, WaterSense and its partners have helped countless communities, organizations, and individuals learn more about why it's important to save water and how to take easy steps to be part of the solution.  Follow the storyline below to see highlights of our progress.

“Americans today are embracing products that are fuel efficient and energy efficient – and now there will be products that are water efficient.”Former EPA Administrator Johnson

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