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Janet S. Hartin, Rachel A. Surls, and Joseph P. Bush

et al., 2016 ). Background In an effort to increase landscape water conservation, water districts throughout the southwest United States have invested millions of dollars in rebates and incentives for their customers who, in turn, agree to

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Tim R. Pannkuk, Richard H. White, Kurt Steinke, Jacqueline A. Aitkenhead-Peterson, David R. Chalmers, and James C. Thomas

Water is one of our most valuable natural resources and water conservation continues to be a major national priority [ Vickers, 2001 ; Texas Water Development Board (TWDB), 2007 ]. As a result of population growth, current potable water supplies

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Janet S. Hartin, David W. Fujino, Lorence R. Oki, S. Karrie Reid, Charles A. Ingels, and Darren Haver

Between 40% and 70% of water used in urban settings in the United States is applied to landscape plantings ( Cabrera et al., 2013 ; Haley et al., 2007 ; Kjelgren et al., 2000 ; St. Hilaire et al., 2008 ). Water conservation in urban landscapes in

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Melinda Knuth, Bridget K. Behe, Charles R. Hall, Patricia Huddleston, and R. Thomas Fernandez

). Consumer attitudes in water use and “pro-environmental” behavior Consumers’ attitudes regarding water conservation have become more positive and this change in attitudes is paralleled by small behavioral shifts in water usage ( Beal et al., 2013 ). When

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Larry A. Rupp, Richard M. Anderson, James Klett, Stephen L. Love, Jerry Goodspeed, and JayDee Gunnell

The response to drought within regions of the United States has revealed a tendency to reduce the quality of landscaping in the name of water conservation ( Hartin et al., 2017 ; Kuznia, 2015 ; Reid and Oki, 2013 ). Given that in many urban areas

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SURVEY EXPLORES FACTORS AFFECTING LANDSCAPE CHOICES AND WATER CONSERVATION Municipalities in the arid southwestern U.S. are implementing landscape water conservation programs. Spinti et al. (p. 72) surveyed homeowners in Las Cruces, N.M., to evaluate

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Michael P. O'Neill and James P. Dobrowolski

management. Six broad areas were identified for USDA research, education, and extension programs to address agricultural water security: 1) water marketing, economics, and distribution; 2) water reuse; 3) general water conservation; 4) irrigation efficiency

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Richard Martinson, John Lambrinos, and Ricardo Mata-González

through gray water re-use. Water conservation is inherent in Living Building designs, and structures built under the Living Building Challenge must supply their own resources, including power and water. Each site is unique in its ability to provide these

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Josep Padullés Cubino, Josep Vila Subirós, and Carles Barriocanal Lozano

owner education, and the degree of owner awareness about the importance of water conservation. In the metropolitan area of Barcelona, Spain, Domene and Saurí (2003) found turf to be featured predominantly in the gardens of high-income neighborhoods

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Alyssa J. DeVincentis, Robin G. Brumfield, Paul Gottlieb, and James R. Johnson

The Water Conservation Act with the goal of increasing water use efficiency through urban and agricultural water conservation. It required that agricultural water suppliers (including farmers and anybody else who digs a well) adopt water management