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Water

Our Goal

PNNL relies on the region's natural water resources to support our research and operations, from aquaculture studies to the cooling ponds for our buildings. We recognize the value of water in the arid Eastern Washington environment and have made water conservation a key element of our sustainability program.

Our goals are to:

  • Reduce potable water use intensity in buildings 36% by 2025 from a 2007 baseline
  • Reduce irrigation, landscaping, and industrial water use 30% from 2010-2025
Ultra-trace laboratory

To learn more about PNNL's Sustainability performance, see our GRI Reporting and Scorecard.

PNNL Sustainability