Water Conservation Toolbox

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This page focuses on the specific needs and concerns of water suppliers.  Suppliers have concerns about setting up rate structures which balance much needed revenue against declining water consumption.   Learn from experts how to best align rates with revenue, or how to develop a water conservation program for your community. Select a topic below to see an expanded list of sub-topics that focus on your specific interest or question.

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General Knowledge

Why Conserve
Water/Energy Nexus

Water Conservation for Infrastructure

Plants and Distribution Systems

Water Conservation Programs

Twin Cities Water Consumption
Types of Water Conservation Programs
Program Planning and Development

    Fact sheets, case studies and other printable information.


    Terms, definitions, and acronyms for learners and experts.


    Estimate changes to billing and revenue when considering changes to water and wastewater rates and structures.