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What is WaterSense?


WaterSense is a partnership program sponsored by EPA. The program’s mission is to protect our future water supply through water efficient products and services. It’s a lot like Energy Star.

DHEC, along with many water utilities, irrigation professionals, manufacturers and retailers are all working through the WaterSense program in an effort to promote water efficiency in South Carolina.  The EPA WaterSense Website is

WaterSense Saves Water

  • Promotes water efficient products and practices (faucets, toilets, urinals, aerators, smart irrigation, and certified homes).

WaterSense Objectives

  • Increase awareness about water efficiency
  • Ensure product performance is equal to or better than standard models
  • Help buyers make product and service choices
  • Promote innovation in product development
  • Support state and local water efficiency efforts


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