Tools and Trainings

Many of our tools and trainings are available to members only*.

WUE Implementation Guides

This exclusive member-only resource includes guides for variety of topics to help members launch, refine, and grow their water efficiency programs

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QWEL Training

QUALIFIED WATER EFFICIENT LANDSCAPER

ag真人娱乐官方 is a Professional Certifying Organization for QWEL training, which offers an affordable, proactive, local approach to reducing landscape water demand. QWEL is a WaterSense professional certification program that provides water conservation professionals and the landscape workforce with a thorough understanding of sustainable landscaping and efficient irrigation principles and practices. 

ag真人娱乐官方 is proud to be partnering with Bay Area agencies for the BayQWEL Training Program. These trainings are now offered online! Spanish online classes are launching in March 2021. Contact [email protected] for more information!

 

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AWE Conservation Tracking Tool

  • Develop long-range conservation plans. Construct conservation portfolios containing up to 50 separate conservation program activities.
  • Quickly compare alternative conservation measures in terms of their water savings potential, impact on system costs, and potential benefits to utility customers.
  • Track the implementation, water savings, costs, and benefits of actual conservation activities over time.
  • Evaluate a utility’s changing revenue requirement with conservation.
  • Estimate the reduction in GHG emissions resulting from plumbing/energy codes and conservation program activity.
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Additional ag真人娱乐官方 and AWE Tools

 

Home Water Works Calculator

Want to conserve water? Not sure where to start? Our Water Calculator quickly estimates how much water your household uses and compares it to a similar average and a highly efficient home.

The Water Calculator also shows you where to begin your home water conservation efforts. Throughout Home Water Works, you’ll find useful tips and resources for saving water and money without sacrificing comfort or convenience. The Home Water Works web site was created by the Alliance for Water Efficiency and was made possible by a grant from The Home Depot Foundation. The water calculator was originally created by The Field Museum and was modified for this web site by the Alliance for Water Efficiency in cooperation with The Field Museum.

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BMP Reporting Resources

ag真人娱乐官方 has archived all of the California Urban Water Conservation Council (CUWCC) resources on Best Management Practices or, 每个位置. This includes:

BMP 1: Utility Operations
BMP 2: Public Education & School Education
BMP 3: Residential Programs
BMP 4: Commercial, Industrial, and Industrial Programs
BMP 5: Landscape Programs

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Planning Tools & Models

Members of ag真人娱乐官方 have free or reduced cost access to several planning tools and models. To access these tools, log into Myag真人娱乐官方 or contact ag真人娱乐官方 staff.

  • Cost-Effectiveness Analysis (CEA) Tool Spreadsheet
  • Decision Support System (DSS) Model
  • Direct Utility Avoided Costs/Environmental Benefits Models
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