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2020 Texas Water Conservation Scorecard release
June 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
The Texas Living Waters Project has released the 2020 Texas Water Conservation Scorecard, an in-depth analysis and ranking of the water conservation efforts of more than 350 water utilities in Texas. Taken in conjunction with the 2016 report, the 2020 Scorecard reveals many utilities are not taking serious actions to advance water conservation.
The Scorecard is an evaluation of utilities level of effort to advance water conservation rather than their performance in achieving conservation with the exception of two scoring criteria: their records on water loss and whether they met targets for reducing per-capita water use. Other scoring criteria evaluate a utility’s compliance with water conservation planning and reporting requirements, outdoor watering limits, and rate-based incentives for efficient use of water.
Listen to the June 23, 2020 press conference introducing the Scorecard:
and you can listen to Jennifer Walker and Ken Kramer discuss the Scorecard on the Talk+Water podcast.