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Great western institute

Incentives and Mandates for

Landscape Conservation

Tracy Bouvette

Great Western Institute


The good the bad and the ugly

Incentives and Mandates for

Landscape Conservation

The good the bad and the ugly

Great Western Institute


The road map to outdoor savings

The road map to outdoor savings


Discussion points

Discussion Points

Framing – How Much Water Are We Talking About?

Water Customer Perspective

Utility/District Perspective


Framing

Framing

  • CWCB 2010

    • Current M&I Water Use ~1,300,000 AF

    • 2050 M&I Water Supply Gap ~ 1,000,000 AF

    • Strategies to Fill the Gap

      • Currently Identified Projects & Processes

      • Conservation

      • Ag Transfer

      • New Supply

      • Other

        • Land Use Density, Reuse


How much of water use is outdoor

How Much of Water Use is Outdoor?

  • Residential

  • Commercial

  • Institutional

  • Industrial


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New Outdoor Water Use ~500,000 AF

Existing Outdoor Water Use ~650,000 AF

~ 1,000,000 AF


Have new construction practices reduced average water demand

Have New Construction Practices Reduced Average Water Demand?


Have new construction practices reduced average water demand1

Have New Construction Practices Reduced Average Water Demand?

  • No


Have new construction practices reduced average water demand2

Have New Construction Practices Reduced Average Water Demand?

2010

2030

2050


Have new construction practices reduced average water demand3

Have New Construction Practices Reduced Average Water Demand?

2010

2030

2050


Have new construction practices reduced average water demand4

Have New Construction Practices Reduced Average Water Demand?

2010

2030

2050


What is being done

What is Being Done?


What is being done1

What Is Being Done?

  • Customer Actions

New

Instrumentation

Do nothing,

Don’t Water

Do nothing,

Water

Replace

With Xeric, Native, etc.

Do Nothing,

Better Manage

Existing System

Fix System

Pressure,

Replace Heads

Tear It Out

$

$

$

$


What is being done2

What Is Being Done?

  • Utility Perspective

    • It Has to Support the Bottom Line!

    • Costs

      • Indoor are less expensive

      • Indoor are more reliable

      • Outdoor is more water

    • State Recommendations for Utilities

      • “Foundational” Best Practices

        • Metering and Rates

        • Leak Detection and Repair

        • Data Collection and Analysis


What can be done

What Can Be Done?

  • Utility Perspective

    • Education

    • Technical Assistance

    • Incentives

    • Inclining Block Rates/Water Budgets

$

Water use


What can be done1

What Can Be Done?

  • Utility Perspective

    • Can Create Incentives with Rates

    • Can Create Incentives with Rates?!


What is being done3

What Is Being Done?

  • Utility Perspective

    • Ordinances/Regulation

      • Soil Amendments

      • Landscaper/Irrigation Contractor Certification

      • Maximum Turf Area Requirements

      • Controller Requirements

      • Water Waste Ordinances

      • Watering Restrictions

      • Point of Sale

      • New Construction WaterSense Homes

    • Not All Utilities/Districts Have the Authority to Implement


What is being done4

What Is Being Done?

  • Customer/Utility Nexus

New

Instrumentation

Do nothing,

Don’t Water

Do nothing,

Water

Replace

With Xeric, Native, etc.

Do Nothing,

Better Manage

Existing System

Fix System

Pressure,

Replace Heads

Tear It Out

$

$

$

$


What is being done5

What Is Being Done?

  • Customer/Utility Nexus

New

Instrumentation

Do nothing,

Don’t Water

Do nothing,

Water

Replace

With Xeric, Native, etc.

Do Nothing,

Better Manage

Existing System

Fix System

Pressure,

Replace Heads

Tear It Out

$

$

$

$

Audits, Education, Incentives, Regulation


What is being done6

What Is Being Done?

  • Customer/Utility Nexus

New

Instrumentation

Do nothing,

Don’t Water

Do nothing,

Water

Replace

With Xeric, Native, etc.

Do Nothing,

Better Manage

Existing System

Fix System

Pressure,

Replace Heads

Tear It Out

$

$

$

$

Audits, Education, Incentives, Regulation


How much savings are we talking

How Much Savings Are We Talking?


Allocation of funding from utilities

Allocation of Funding from Utilities


Drop in the bucket

Drop in the Bucket?

  • 67,000 AF by 2018 for All Plans on File

  • 21,000 AF from Outdoor?

  • 2.1 % of 2050 Outdoor Water Use


Drop in the bucket1

Drop in the Bucket?

  • 67,000 AF by 2018 for All Plans on File

  • 21,000 AF from Outdoor?

  • 2.1 % of 2050 Outdoor Water Use


To the bottom line

To The Bottom Line

  • Customers Really Drive Outdoor Conservation

  • Utility Audits, Education, Incentives (including Rates)

    • Good

    • Bad

    • Ugly

  • Utility Ordinances

    • Good

    • Bad

  • Statewide Ordinances?


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