Low Cost of Water Masks Underlying Problems

Compared to energy costs, water seems to amount to (pardon the pun) a drop in the bucket. The low cost of water makes it harder to justify efforts to save the seemingly abundant resource. But the low price that facilities pay for water by no means reflects the full cost of delivering clean water. It's important for facility managers interested in high performance buildings to understand the wide range of challenges facing the water supply system — from droughts to aging infrastructure — as they develop and justify water efficiency plans. Click here to learn about the serious problems facing the water supply across the United States.

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