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[1/25/12] Pacific Institute Launches the New Version of WeTap, the App for Finding Drinking Water Fountains

[1/23/12] January 2012: 2011 Year in Review - Momentum into Our 25th year

[1/17/12] Peter Gleick Joins Board of National Center for Science Education for Climate Change Education Initiative

[1/05/12] The Second Annual Climate B.S.* of the Year Awards Are Announced [* B.S. means “Bad Science”]

[12/16/11] December 2011: Two New Reports on Urban Environments and Health, Farm Water Success Stories, CEO Water Mandate, Congressional Testimony, and More

[12/14/11] New Report Maps Freight Transport and the Future of Community Health in the San Francisco Bay Area

[12/08/11] Peter Gleick Testifies to Congress with Recommendations for Fundamental Changes in National Water Policy

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Sustainable Water JobsSustainable Water Jobs: A National Assessment of Water-Related Green Job Opportunities identifies 136 occupations that promote water savings; 28 do not require a bachelor’s degree and 37 are projected for high growth in the overall economy. Read more.

Water Rates"Need To Know" Water Rates Series gives water providers strategies for forecasting future water demand, staying fiscally solvent while providing fair prices, incorporating conservation and efficiency, and communicating clearly about rates and service. Read more.

sustainability_standards101_slideshare_small.jpgTwo New Sustainability Standards websites use “framing” to demystify key concepts and issues related to sustainability standards.
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The Water Action Hub connects organizations interested or engaged in partnerships for collective action on better water resource management in particular river basins or water action areas.

UNEP-CEO Water Mandate Capacity Platform: New website helps companies identify and utilize water assessment tools.


WECalcWeCalc: Your Water-Energy- Climate Calculator

dot wetap_icon_small.jpg WeTap: App Maps and Locates Public Water Fountains