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Ready to join WaterSense and access the free tools and resources the program offers? Please follow the steps below:
- Review the program guidelines (PDF) (32 pg, 568K) and eligibility requirements.
- Determine your partner type and use the procedures below to complete a partnership agreement.
- Submit your completed agreement online or in PDF format via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to (703) 841-1440.
WaterSense Partner Types
- Complete a Builder Partnership Agreement online.
- Partnership pledge, terms, and conditions (2 pg, 54K).
Licensed Certification Providers
- A quality assurance designee from your organization must attend a certification provider training session conducted either by EPA or a WaterSense new homes program administrator. Contact a WaterSense new homes program administrator to find out about the next training opportunity.
- Apply to and receive documentation of approval from a WaterSense new homes program administrator.
- Complete and sign a Certification Provider Partnership Agreement (writeable PDF) (3 pp, 70K) and a Trademark License Agreement for Use of the WaterSense Mark (writeable PDF) (3 pp, 59K).
- Submit your completed documentation to WaterSense, including:
- Documentation of program administrator approval
- Signed Certification Provider Partnership Agreement
- Signed Trademark License Agreement For Use of the WaterSense Mark
- Contact information for designated quality assurance personnel
- Point of contact for the WaterSense web listing of licensed certification providers
- Complete a Manufacturers Partnership Agreement online.
- Partnership pledge, terms, and conditions (2 pg, 60K).
Professional Certifying Organizations
- Review the specifications for certification programs and the WaterSense Professional Certification Program Labeling System to learn what criteria your organization and professional certification program must meet to be eligible.
- Submit a notification of interest form to tell EPA that your organization intends to apply for the WaterSense label. WaterSense will contact you to learn more about your program and assist you with the application process.
- Apply to have your program labeled by WaterSense as an EPA Approved Professional Certifying Organization or as an Adopting Professional Certifying Organization.
- After your program has earned the WaterSense label or your application to adopt a WaterSense labeled program has been approved, complete and submit a Professional Certifying Organization Partnership Agreement (writeable PDF) (3 pg, 108K).
Retailers and Distributors
- Complete a Retailers and Distributors Partnership Agreement online.
- Partnership pledge, terms, and conditions (2 pg, 57K).
Utilities, Water Districts, Trade Associations, Nonprofit Organizations, and Government Agencies (federal, state, and local agencies)
- Complete a Promotional Partnership Agreement online.
- Partnership pledge, terms, and conditions (2 pg, 180K).