Union Bay and Husky Stadium

The University of Washington has used conservation measures and efficient buildings to cut water usage even as our campus population has grown. UW Facilities works to make UW’s water usage more efficient through programs such as expanding the use of automatic irrigation systems and installing sub-meters (which can help identify leaks or faulty sprinkler heads). The UW continually monitors, maintains and repairs our water systems to avoid waste through leaks, and has reduced the need for irrigation in grounds management practices.

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Salmon Safe
Salmon Safe
The UW is a certified Salmon Safe university.
UW Tower conservation project
Conservation
Replacing fixtures at the UW Tower is saving more than 2 million gallons each year.
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Stormwater
Learn how the UW manages stormwater and wastewater.

Data on UW's water usage