National Pharmacy Retailer

Water Conservation & Irrigation Efficiency Program

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CLIENT OBJECTIVES

  • Reduce water consumption
  • Improve their carbon footprint
  • Achieve cost savings

VALUE DELIVERED

USM installed and implemented a water conservation program that exceeded the client’s operational, fiscal, and environmental objectives:

  • 20% water consumption savings achieved*
  • 5,000,000 gallons of water saved*
  • 23% cost savings achieved on water bills*
  • ROI achieved in 12-24 months*

SOLUTIONS

A national pharmacy retailer, wanted to reduce water usage and realize cost savings. Understanding their objectives, USM was able to design and implement a program for retrofitting their existing irrigation systems. This water conservation program was implemented at nearly 200 locations. Some of the key features of the program included:

  • Spray nozzles with uniform, ultra-efficient, multi-stream rotating technology
  • Controllers that adjust the system to site level weather conditions
  • Sensors that alert the client to potential problems/repairs in real-time
  • Rebate administration, where applicable

The retrofitted system now applies water uniformly, even under windy conditions and makes water adjustments to match current weather conditions. This “Smart System” also detects anomalies, such as broken heads or stuck valves, and provides alerts so the situation can be remedied. The USM solution eliminates run-off and minimizes the amount of water sprayed outside of the target area. The overall result was 20% water savings which was even greater than the client’s initial objectives.

BACKGROUND

The client is a national pharmacy retailer with over 7,700 locations. It provides innovative pharmacy, health, and wellness solutions, as well as consumer goods and services in communities across America.

*Actual results can vary based on climatic and other conditions

COMMERCIAL
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OPERATING COMPANY:
USM, Inc.

CLIENT:
National Pharmacy Retailer

PROJECT DURATION:
Ongoing

 

 

 

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