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First WaterSense Labels for Certification Programs

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the recipients of its first WaterSense labels for landscape irrigation certification programs. The Irrigation Association’s programs to certify irrigation designers and contractors have been recognized by EPA for their ability to teach principles of water-saving irrigation design. Contractors and designers who are certified through these programs may use the WaterSense label in their communications with consumers. Started in June 2006, the WaterSense program creates specifications for water-efficient fixtures and programs (see

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Vol. 15, No. 7). More information is at www.epa.gov/watersense/.

Published April 5, 2007

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