Water Use Tracking Helps Conserve Resources in Austin

In Austin, Texas, the water utility is saving water by empowering consumers with comparative usage data.

by / July 8, 2016

Utilities around the country are giving consumers more detailed usage data — about their homes and others like them — to foster transparency and encourage conservation. At last month's Texas Digital Government Summit, Austin Water CIO Teri Pennington told Government Technology about how their efforts are paying off. 

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