26 Mar '18, 2pm

What does saving water have to do with energy? The Alliance's Natasha Vidangos explains.

What does saving water have to do with energy? The Alliance's Natasha Vidangos explains.

In honor of World Water Day, today’s blog post will be the first of a three-part series. In 1993, the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development named March 22 as World Water Day , a day to promote public awareness of the importance of our water resources. Water is, of course, of critical importance to society, as anyone who’s faced a water shortage can tell you . You might wonder what this has to do with energy efficiency. The answer? A lot. Our water and energy resources are deeply interconnected through pervasive, though often invisible, linkages. Taken together, the interdependencies of our energy and water resources are referred to as the “energy-water nexus .” Consider the following: Every drop of water delivered to a household requires energy for water extraction, purification, transport and treatment after use. This energy that is “embedded” in water ...

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