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CII Water Efficiency Resources
The commercial, industrial and institutional (CII) sector has become a strong area of focus for the water conservation field. Because the sector is so diverse, it can be difficult to identify and act upon opportunities for water efficiency.
Beginning in 2016, several front range utilities participated in a nationwide study of water use metrics in the sector funded by the Water Research Foundation. Learn more about the project, and get access to the research findings.
The EPA WaterSense Program provides access to tools, outreach programs and training, including:
Brendle Group developed the Commercial, Industrial, and Institutional Water Assessment Tool to support alternative water budget development. This Excel tool is intended for use by various groups, including municipality/utility staff, technicians, and/or end users without a technical background in water conservation opportunities.
Download the CII Water Assessment Tool Users’ Guide.
Download the CII Water Assessment Tool.
In 2007, CWW partnered with Brendle Group to form the Commercial, Industrial and Institutional Water Conservation Committee, which published a report on benchmarking water use in this sector. For more information on the study and outcomes, please see the report.