Water Saving Program Participants



Map of Participants

2012-2013 Participants

  • Aftenro Home, Duluth
  • All Saints Lutheran Church, Cottage Grove
  • Applewood Point Senior Living, Woodbury
  • ASH Properties, Brainerd
  • At Last! Gourmet Foods, Minneapolis
  • At Sara’s Table Chester Creek Cafe, Duluth
  • Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Schools, Belgrade
  • Berchin’s A&W Restaurant, Pine City
  • Bloomington Sustainability Coalition, Bloomington
  • Browerville Public Schools, Browerville
  • Calvary Lutheran Church, Bemidji
  • City of Apple Valley
  • City of Falcon Heights
  • City of Jackson
  • City of Mahtomedi
  • City of Saint Anthony Village
  • City of Saint Paul
  • City of Sandstone
  • City of White Bear Lake
  • City of Windom
  • Coffee Choices Coffeehouse, Eatery & Gifts, Jackson
  • Ecumen Lakeshore, Duluth
  • Energy Management Solutions, Inc., Excelsior
  • Greater Milan Initiative, Milan
  • Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter
  • Lake Level Resolution Committee, White Bear Lake
  • Lake Superior College, Duluth
  • Latino Economic Development Center, Minneapolis
  • McDonalds, New Ulm
  • Michaels Energy, St. Paul
  • North Como Presbyterian Church, Roseville
  • Park Rapids Area Schools, Park Rapids
  • Perkins Restaurant and Bakery, Sauk Rapids
  • Pilgrim Congretional Church, Duluth
  • Pilot Knob Pizzeria, Farmington
  • Pizza Luce (Seward), Minneapolis
  • Quality Bicycle Products, Bloomington
  • Ridgeway Community School, Houston
  • Rochester Local Food, LLC, Rochester
  • Saint Paul Mosaic Church, St. Paul
  • Sawmill Inn, Brainerd
  • Seward Civic & Commerce Association
  • Solar Connection, Rochester
  • St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Mahtomedi
  • Sunshine Tree Child Development Center, Minneapolis
  • Sugar Loaf Senior Living, Winona
  • The Tavern Inn, Lino Lakes
  • Total Refrigeration Systems, Inc., South St. Paul
  • Upsala Schools, Upsala
  • Willard Munger Inn, Duluth
  • 12 Anonymous Participants

2011 Participants

  • ACGC Public Schools, Grove City
  • Apollo Superette, Austin
  • All Saints Lutheran Church, Cottage Grove
  • Audubon Center of the North Woods, Sandstone
  • Bello Cucina Restaurants, Morris & Fergus Falls
  • Bethlehem Academy, Faribault
  • Blue Heron Coffeehouse, Winona
  • Bullseye Bar & Grill, Verndale
  • Carbones on the Parkway, Minneapolis
  • Centenary United Methodist Church, Mankato
  • Chit Chat’s Family Restaurant, Luverne
  • City of Barnesville
  • Coffey Haus, Luverne
  • Common Cup Coffeehouse, Morris
  • Cub Foods, Grand Rapids
  • Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, Saint Paul
  • Deluxe Cafe & Catering, Eveleth
  • Domino’s Pizza, Austin
  • Doubletree Hotel, Rochester
  • Eureka Recycling, Minneapolis
  • First Unitarian Society, Minneapolis
  • First Universalist Churh, Minneapolis
  • Glen’s Food Center, Luverne
  • Glesener’s Inc, Bird Island
  • Grace Lutheran Church, Luverne
  • H&L Express, Inc, Paynesville
  • Hope Church, Oakdale
  • Jimmy’s Pizza, Dassel
  • Luverne Senior Citizen Center, Luverne
  • Macalaster College
  • Mark Owens Residential Design LLC, Austin
  • Mash-Ka-Wisen Treatment Center, Sawyer
  • McDonald’s Restaurant, East Grand Forks
  • ML Properties, Minneapolis
  • Oak Meadows Senior Living Center, Oakdale
  • Old Town In Town Cooperative, Minneapolis
  • Ortonville Public School
  • Pedal Pushers Cafe, Lanesboro
  • Pizza Ranch, Luverne
  • Royal Orchid Restaurant Group, Maplewood
  • Sandy’s Cafe, Benson
  • St. Catherine’s Church, Luverne
  • St. Charles Public Schools, St. Charles
  • St. Michael-Albertville School District
  • The Good Life Cafe, Park Rapids
  • The Kitchen, Owatonna
  • Tilia Restaurant, Minneapolis
  • VFW, Benson
  • Whistle Stop Diner, Benson
  • Willmar Municipal Utilities, Willmar
  • Wooddale Church, Eden Prairie
  • 20 Anonymous Participants

What are people saying?

“We operate on such a tight budget. Especially being in a seasonal community, when you’re really busy and you do a majority of your business in the summer. We installed faucet aerators on our handwashing sinks, both in the bathrooms that the customers use and also the employee ones. Saving money on energy costs allows us to do more marketing and advertising.”
The Good Life Cafe, Park Rapids, MN

Video featuring Molly Luther, owner of The Good Life Cafe:

“The sprayer has worked better than our old one, which had many lines clogged. The pressure is better on it as well. The low-flow faucet aerators and showerheads use much less water, and we have had no visitor complaints about them in over one year of use. When we installed them, we also installed a solar hot water system, and our propane usage is down 60%. Very good results for us!”
Audubon Center of the North Woods, Sandstone, MN

“Faucet aerators are an effective way to save on water and energy usage. They are cost-effective and are easy to install. And you certainly can’t complain about their nearly instant payback.”
RiverView Health Hospital, Crookston, MN

“The new spray valves actually work better than the old ones, because they have higher pressure and thus clean the surfaces better. I would like to outfit the rest of the school district.”
St. Michael-Albertville School District #885, Albertville, MN

“I saw a big difference in the water amount that was used with my old spray valve and realized that I don’t need a lot of water. I need good water pressure. The new spray valve has great pressure and gets the job done!”
Las Mojarras Restaurant, Minneapolis, MN

Video featuring Oscar Reyes, owner of Las Mojarras Restaurant:

“I have 2 Italian restaurants that I have installed with new eco-friendly pre-rinse hand units. I am rather surprised at the amount of water that is saved also the units hold up rather well. Still holding up with out any leakage or seal failure.”
Bello Cucina Restuarants, Morris, MN

“The water pressure is great, and the installs went just fine for us!”
The Good Food Store Coop, Rochester, MN

“The pre-rinse spray valves are awesome!”
TGM Pizza, Inc., Mason City, IA

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