Estimating the Energy and Greenhouse Gas Savings from Urban Water Conservation


The water sector demands large amounts of energy. For example, nearly 20% of the electricity and 30% of the non-power-plant natural gas used in California goes to producing, moving, treating, and heating water. While managing... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Edward Spang (University of California Davis)
  2. Frank Loge (University of California Davis)
  3. Andrew Holguin (University of California Davis)

Topic Areas

• Infrastructure systems, the built environment, and smart and connected infrastructure , • Management and technology for sustainable and resilient energy, water, food, materials, , • Sustainable urban systems


WS-19 » Defining The Water - Energy - Waste Nexus (15:30 - Wednesday, 28th June, Room D)

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