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    How Much Water Can You Save?

    Find Your H20 Footprint With Our New Calculator

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Every drop counts. As does every effort. Learn how you can contribute to water conservation, aquatic ecosystem restoration, and improved access to drinking water and sanitation around the globe.

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    Water Conservation Tips

    Learn how to cut gallons from your household use, diet, energy, transportation, and consumer choices.

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    10 Things You Can Do

    The average American lifestyle demands 2,000 gallons a day to support, with 70 percent of that going to support our diets—more than twice the global average for daily use.

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    Freshwater 101 Quiz

    Where does water sit around the globe? How is it used to produce everyday goods? Test your knowledge about freshwater.

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    Sandra Postel - New Freshwater Fellow

    As founder of the Global Water Policy Project, Sandra is recognized as one of the world's most respected authorities on freshwater issues.

Help Save the Colorado River

You can help restore freshwater ecosystems by pledging to cut your water footprint. For every pledge, Change the Course will restore 1,000 gallons back to the Colorado River. Text "River" to 77177 or click here:

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Freshwater Advocates

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    Freshwater Hero: Pete McBride

    Pete is a photographer and visual storyteller with an emphasis on freshwater conservation.

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    Sandra Postel

    Sandra is a leading authority on international freshwater issues and is spearheading our global freshwater efforts.

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    Osvel Hinojosa Huerta

    For more than 15 years, Osvel Hinojosa Huerta has been resurrecting Mexico's Colorado River Delta wetlands.

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