The University of Georgia Costa Rica 2014-2015 Sustainability Report UGA Costa Rica 2014 - 2015 Sustainability Report - Page 18

GOAL: Install low-flow shower heads and aerators to all campus sinks and showers by 2011. This goal is only one facet of an overarching goal to conserve water, a high priority in an area dominated by agriculture. UGA Costa Rica shares the Rio San Luis watershed with a number of communities, including human, plant, and animal. As part of the campus orientation, students, staff, interns, and guests are informed of the water conservation policies of the campus, with signs placed around campus to serve as a daily reminder. Guests are encouraged to consider water conservation at all times. In order to aid in this effort, every sink and shower-head on campus is retrofitted with lowflow aerators and faucets. In 2011, UGA Costa Rica switched water sources from a private pipeline connected to a local spring to the San Luis aqueduct system. After switching to the public water supply, water con