According to the AWWA, 84% of residential water is used in non-drinking water applications (Lawn irrigation, laundry, showers, toilet flushing)
Progress within the grey water world, NSF/ANSI 350: Onsite water reuse
L.E.E.D. stated that it satisfied the grey water requirement
National Association of Home Builders and National Green Building Certification Program states that it satisfies the innovative practice requirement
Dupont Corporation was fined for water quality violations by Department of Justice, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control as well as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; $500,000 for contaminated discharge into Delaware River between 2005 to the present.
Originally being notified of exceeding permitted wastewater discharge limit Dupont Corporation continued to exceed the limits resulting in regulatory action.
Implementation of a storm-water pollution prevention plan
Carbon Disclosure Project: Goal is to harness the collective power of corporations, investors, and political leaders to accelerate unified action on climate change. The Carbon Action Initiative is a report released by the Carbon Disclosure Project that compiled and analyzed over 3,000 organizations in some 60 countries around the world: greenhouse gas emissions, water management and climate change strategies.
Making a comparison an argument to decouple financial growth from growth in emission lead to an interesting discovery of emissions performance vs. financial performance (cementing the importance of carbon action for investors).