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Water Efficiency Improvements at Various Environmental Protection Agency Sites: Best Management Practices Case Study #12—Laboratory/Medical Equipment

Document discusses the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) successful water conservation program, which reduced potable water use through a series of initiatives at EPA laboratories. The projects highlighted in this document demonstrate EPA’s ability to reduce water use in the Federal Energy Management Program's Best Management Practice #12: Laboratory/Medical Equipment category by implementing vacuum pump and steam sterilizer replacements and retrofits.