18 Jun '14, 4pm

Ford Reduces Water Usage Enough For 1 Billion Showers

Ford Reduces Water Usage Enough For 1 Billion Showers

To address this growing problem and save some money to boot, Ford Motor Company has initiated a water conservation effort at its facilities globally. This has resulted in a water usage reduction of 61 percent (10 billion gallons), which is equivalent to 1 billion 5-minute showers.

Full article: http://greenbuildingelements.com/2014/06/18/ford-reduces-...

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