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2021 Palouse Basin Water Summit
Water – Use it Wisely
2021 VIRTUAL Palouse Basin Water Summit

Nationally recognized and award-winning water conservation and efficiency expert, engineer, and author of the award-winning Handbook of Water Use and Conservation: Homes, Landscapes, Businesses, Industries, Farms, Amy Vickers, president of Amy Vickers & Associates, Inc., will be featured at the 18th Annual Palouse Basin Water Summit.

For over 25 years, Amy has been actively engaged across the United States, Canada, and overseas as an independent consultant, public speaker, and policy adviser on nearly every facet of water use, conservation, efficiency, and drought response. Described by many as “the bible of water conservation,” her book has received wide acclaim and is now in its fourth printing.

Amy’s commitment to water conservation is lifelong–and enduring. Early in her career, she attained national attention as the originator and author of America’s first water efficiency standards for plumbing fixtures, which were adopted under the U.S. Energy Policy Act of 1992 (“EPAct 1992”), setting a national water conservation milestone. Now more than two decades later, EPAct 1992 is saving the United States an estimated 7 billion gallons of water daily–enough water to supply about 70 million Americans. As those water savings continue to grow in the years ahead, so too will the water flowing through countless rivers, lakes, and aquifers.

The Summit will also feature local water experts and scientists who will share information about our Palouse Basin water resources including Korey Woodley, PBAC Executive Manager. Additionally, Dr. Robin Nimmer, Senior Hydrogeologist with Alta Science and Engineering, will discuss her current work on identifying additional water supplies within the basin. Pullman and Moscow water officials will also provide updates on local water conservation programs.

Visit https://palousebasinwatersummit.org/ to learn more!

Oct 21, 2021 06:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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