According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, water efficiency is critical to growing the U.S. economy and our quality of life. The agency recently recognized Water Efficiency Leaders for their contributions in reducing, reusing and recycling water through leadership, innovation and water saved.
"Water is America's greatest liquid asset,” saidBenjamin H. Grumbles, EPA’s assistant administrator for water. “EPA commends these water champions for saving water and energy, and increasing the health and wealth of communities and ecosystems."
The leaders are made up of utilities, individuals, corporations, non-governmental organizations and government. This year’s winners are: