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Water-Use Efficiency Standards for Plumbing Fixtures: Benefits of National Legislation
Author: Amy Vickers
Date: 5/190
Reprinted from Journal AWWA, Management and Operations, May 1990

Proposed US legislation would establish nationwide water-use efficiency standards for plumbing fixtures and appliances. The legislation is intended to reduce the need for and costs of developing new sources of raw water by reducing demand. Potential benefits of the legislation for both water and wastewater systems are assessed.

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