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Conservation Information

Water Conservation

We're so accustomed to turning on the faucet and having water flow effortlessly and endlessly. In reality, water is a limited natural resource, and our drinking water supply is vulnerable to droughts that can rapidly decrease our water supply. This is why water conservation is so very important! Be sure to check out this conservation information:

Indoor water conservation tips (24.5 kb).

Outdoor water conservation tips (23.kb).

How much does your lawn cost you? Check out our lawn and landscaping information and maintenance tips.

Use this water calculator to estimate how much you’ll save by installing WaterSense faucets and toilets in your home.

What is WaterSense? It is a water efficiency program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Newport News Waterworks is a WaterSense partner. Visit their web site and read all about it.

Learn more about “Make it and Take it Home” rain barrel workshops.

Find out how Newport News Waterworks uses water wisely.

Hampton Roads turns to Ask HR GREEN for local and regional environmental and conservation information. 

For more information on water conservation please contact Lori Woolman at

Natural Resources Conservation

Waterworks' Forest Management program promotes the health of the forests within our 8,139 acres of watershed property - with water quality protection as the primary objective. The program consists of the following:

Turf Management
Timber harvesting and reforestation
Insect and disease monitoring
Timber stand improvement
Wildlife management
Forest fire prevention
Public education

For more information on Waterworks' Forest Management please contact Eddie Harrah at


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