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Water Conservation

We have the NERR-ve

The world's largest freshwater estuary needs you!

Water, perhaps more than any other element, connects and inspires our campus and community. UW-Green Bay is leading the multiyear process to establish the National Estuary Research Reserve (NERR) in our region. And from this living classroom and laboratory, we're creating new knowledge from our unique environment.

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...where the water flows.

Managing stormwater and run-off pays off. The goal of the university's stormwater management program is to protect Mahon Creek, the Bay of Green Bay and ultimately Lake Michigan by reducing stormwater runoff pollution from Green Bay campus into these bodies of water. All our stormwater from campus discharges to the bay, so that’s why it’s very important to monitor and manage.

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Watery Wisdom

We treat water with respect.

Our facilities have low-flow fixtures for sinks and toilets to help use water efficiently. But you can help save water each day too! Turn off the water while you brush your teeth, take shorter showers, wash only full-loads of clothes and dishes, and wash your car on the lawn instead of the driveway with phosphate free soaps.

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Daniela Beall

Meet Daniela Beall

When Daniela Beall became a Phoenix as our Sustainability Coordinator, she dove right in, and has become a true difference maker. She can help you make a difference, too. Just ask!

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