Slow the Flow

Slow the Flow

As California copes with a severe drought, schools and universities can take steps to use less water in their restrooms and locker rooms.

One of the worst droughts in the recorded history of California continues to plague residents of the state, and government officials have initiated efforts to significantly reduce water usage across the board—including thousands of schools.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates that nationwide, about 6 percent of the water used in commercial and institutional facilities takes place in education facilities. With more than 6 million students and 300,000 teachers in

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