About Conservation Station

Dive into the energy-water nexus with Conservation Station: Creating a More Resourceful World, a new educational initiative from Itron and Discovery Education. This innovative, engaging, standards-aligned program encourages middle school students to explore the relationship between water and energy through the lens of conservation. Join us and discover how new technologies are empowering consumers, making cities smarter and moving us toward a more energy-efficient future.

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The Internet of Things refers to a collection of computing devices – such as smart speakers, thermostats and sensors –which are connected to a network to allow for an improved real-time data to better manage two of the most critical resources to humanity: energy and water. Students will get an exciting look at how the internet they use in their everyday lives can be used to conserve natural resources, protect ecosystems, and create safer, more sustainable communities.

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Week of Resourcefulness

Any week can be a Week of Resourcefulness with brand-new STEM investigations now available! Each guide is designed for teacher-directed, activity-based learning and explores the unexpected connections at the heart of the energy-water nexus. Send students home with the accompanying take-home companion guide to continue the learning outside the classroom.

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Core Pillars of Resourcefulness

Effectiveness

Effectiveness

Ensuring that utilities provide quality, reliable products

Efficiency

Efficiency

Avoiding the waste of water and energy through innovative utility technology

Sustainability

Sustainability

Minimizing the impact on the environment when providing water and energy services