The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized its first two-time WaterSense Sustained Excellence Award winner, Kohler Co., along with nine Partners of the Year and five Excellence Award winners, at the WaterSmart Innovations Conference in Las Vegas. The combined efforts of the award winners and nearly 1,500 WaterSense partners resulted in saving 757 billion gal. of water and $14.2 billion in water and energy bills since 2006.

Kohler Co. received its second consecutive Sustained Excellence Award for its efforts to promote WaterSense in 2013, including a cross-country “Trust the Flush” bus tour showcasing WaterSense-labeled toilets’ performance at more than 185 events.

Delta Faucet Co. earned its third Large Manufacturer Partner of the Year award for creating an online faucet video gallery and website that featured WaterSense-labeled products in more than 20 videos.

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