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WaterSense Brings Water Savings to Commercial Kitchens with New Specifications

The WaterSense program has released a final specification for commercial pre-rinse spray valves, the first commercial kitchen product eligible to earn the WaterSense label.  Pre-rinse spray valves-used in commercial food service establishments to remove food waste from dishes prior to dishwashing-can account for nearly one-third of the water used in the typical commercial kitchen.  If every commercial kitchen in the U.S. installed and used a WaterSense labeled pre-rinse spray valve, savings could exceed 10 billion gallons of water and $225 million annually in water and energy costs. Read more.