Sandia National Laboratories
Water Conservation Program
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Past, Present, &
Future Projects -
A History
Water Tips
What Others Are Doing


As of 2004, Sandia/New Mexico personnel occupy a total of approximately 4.66 million gross square feet (GSF) of buildings. This total excludes storage facilities, leased buildings, and non-water using structures (e.g. storage containers, substations). These buildings are a wide mixture of small and large office buildings, laboratory facilities, and manufacturing facilities.

Buildings account for 42% of the water consumed at Sandia. The water consuming entities are: Cooling-Towers and Domestic Use .

See the History for improvements of the Cooling Towers and Domestic Use to reduce Sandia's overall water consumption.

A building at Sandia Labs
This recently constructed building at Sandia is a registered LEED NC building.

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Water Conservation
Sharon Sanders

Infrastructure Mgt. Team Leader
Darell Rogers

Related Links
The Sandia Water Initative

Sandia's Energy and Infrastucture Mission Area