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At commercial facilities, well-kept outside spaces are important to employees and visitors alike.

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Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. water-management articles below.


Keeping Facility Grounds In Top Shape

At commercial facilities, well-kept outside spaces are important to employees and visitors alike.

Texas Manufacturer Recycles 90% Of Water

Texas Nameplate transformed itself from a company that was often cited for water discharge violations to one that sets an example in water management for other manufacturers.

Question Of The Week: Designing For Stormwater Management

The EPA has chosen the winners of its 2017 Campus Rainworks Challenge. What stormwater management strategies have you implemented to reduce runoff from your facility sites?

DNA Test Rapidly Identifies Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreaks

Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) helped New York City health officials identify the source of a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak within hours and should be considered in all outbreak investigations.

WRI, MIT Focus On Creating Water Management Database

World Resources Institute and MIT Sloan School of Management have proposed a method to help pinpoint where utilities and local governments may need to fortify water management efforts.

CDC Report Looks At Legionnaires’ Disease In Healthcare

About 3% of Legionnaires’ disease cases were determined to be “definitely associated with a healthcare facility,” with 17% of cases listed as “possibly associated.”

EPA Grants For Urban Water Improvement Projects

Several K-12 and higher education facilities are among the 22 organizations receiving up to $60,000 each for water quality initiatives.
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Water Conservation, In And Around Facilities

Reducing consumption and improving quality of this natural resource calls for a holistic, if measured, approach.

Dow Wins U.S. Water Prize

With global water demand for manufacturing expected to increase by 400 percent by 2050, Dow contends that organizations seeking to remain in business must use this scarce resource more efficiently.

Water Monitoring, Technology Tools

With irrigation management a mature industry, indoor water management technologies are coming of age

The Internet Of Things And Water Management

With water rates up more than 41% since 2011, a growing number of businesses are using smart irrigation with IoT technology for water management at their facilities.

Facility Executive | September/October 2015 Issue

This issue takes a comprehensive look at sustainable facilities, including green cleaning, water management, LEED certification, and energy efficiency. Plus, wireless technology and security.

Look, Listen, And Learn To Find Leaks

Establishing an ongoing maintenance program to detect and address leaks in facilities is an important part of water management.

California Drought Restrictions: 5 Strategies

For the first time in state history, mandatory water saving restrictions have been imposed by executive order.

Facility Retrofit: Campus Groundskeeping

A long-term effort toward sustainable practices at the University of California, Davis delivers results.

After World Water Day, Check Out Summit For Facility Executives

The challenges around water for facility management professionals are not going away. Learn how you can set the course for your organization.

New Product Flash: Gen-Ear LE from General Pipe Cleaners

This leak detection system helps pinpoint water leaks in plumbing lines, even when concealed by concrete, asphalt, or tile.

Question Of The Week: Cooling Tower Blowdown Water Reuse?

What do I do if my plant wants to reclaim cooling tower blowdown water and use it for the purposes of landscape irrigation?

Services & Maintenance: Stemming The Tide

Facility managers can stop water and energy use from going down the drain. From the September 2013 issue.

EPA Guide Offers Workplace Water Best Management Practices

America’s commercial and institutional facilities use 17% of the water provided by the nation’s public water supplies, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Facility professionals need to optimize their usage of this precious resource.

New Product Flash: Leaf Defier From Monzi, LLC

This product allows water and fine particulates to flow through gutter systems while keeping out leaves and other debris.

Water Conservation Trends: Sustainable Water Management

There are opportunities for facilities professionals to take an active approach to conservation matters.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Preventing Problems Using Gutter Protection

This Web Exclusive article is contributed by Tim Croll, manager of business development for FXI Building Products Corporation, maker of Leaf Defier® gutter protection...

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