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CEEP recommends water conservation to achieve long-term sustainability

Research at CEEP has demonstrated that water conservation facilitates the maintenance of the economy-environment-energy-and-equity balance. Led by Dr. Young-Doo Wang, CEEP’s Associate Director, researchers are finding ways to conserve water and improve water quality in order to ensure the viability of watersheds and the human communities which depend upon them. One key finding of the program is that water and energy are bound together in a deeply interconnected nexus. Sustainability initiatives concerning energy cannot ignore the far reaching water crisis experienced by the world. Analysis of the water-energy nexus in and beyond the U.S. is also underway at CEEP.

Read more on water sustainability strategies developed at CEEP:

  1.  Integrated Policy and Planning for Water and Energy.” 2009. Young-Doo Wang. Journal of Contemporary Water Research & Education, Vol. 142 (June): 1-6.
  2. “Conservation Rates: the Best ‘New’ Source of Urban Water During Drought.” 2008. William J. Smith, Jr. and Young-Doo Wang. Water and Environment Journal, Vol. 22, No. 2 (June): 100-116.
  3. “Water Conservation-Oriented Rates.” 2005. Young-Doo Wang, William J. Smith, Jr. and John Byrne. Denver, CO: American Water Works Association.
  4. Enhancement of sustainability in cities through water conservation: the case of Wilmington Metropolitan City, Delaware.” 2004. Y-D. Wang, M. Scozzafava, J. Byrne, S. Wozniak, et al. In N. Marchettini, et al., eds., The Sustainable City III. WIT Press. Pp. 593-602.

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