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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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Government Technology editor Noelle Knell has more than 15 years of writing and editing experience, covering public projects, transportation, business and technology. A California native, she has worked in both state and local government, and is a graduate of the University of California, Davis, with majors in political science and American history. She can be reached via email and on Twitter.

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