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Water Efficiency Management Guide Landscaping and Irrigation EPA 832-F-17-016b November 2017 Landscaping and Irrigation The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) WaterSense® program encourages property managers and owners to regularly input their buildings’ water use data in ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager®, an online tool for tracking energy and water consumption. Tracking water use is an important first step in managing and reducing property water use. WaterSense has worked with ENERGY STAR to develop the EPA Water Score for multifamily housing.This 0-100 score, based on an entire property’s water use relative to the average national water use of similar properties, will allow owners and managers to assess their properties’ water performance and complements the ENERGY STAR score for multifamily housing energy use. This series of Water Efficiency Management Guides was developed to help multifamily housing property owners and managers improve their water management, reduce property...