Sustainability in hospitality

The water crisis is real

As consumer awareness around water scarcity and sustainability increases, hotels and resorts are uniquely positioned to be leaders in showing how businesses can grow sustainably, responsibly, and intelligently while still providing the same value to guests. Property owners and developers in the hospitality industry have the opportunity to make a powerful impact through water conservation efforts and to save big on water utility costs over time.

Amenities like swimming pools and laundry services in addition to cooling towers, water fountain features and landscaping, high water demand from hotels and resorts have a direct and significant impact on a building’s utility costs. Hotels and resorts that apply onsite water reuse solutions can experience substantial annual savings on water and sewage bills while improving the hotel’s sustainability profile.

Decorative water fountain with water shooting from sides and lined with grass and palm trees

Assess potential water savings

in hotels, resorts & golf courses

Request an evaluation for any of your upcoming hospitality development project to get a general cost estimate, area requirement, and water savings potential to determine what the payback period and return on investment would look like.

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Facts & stats on water use in hospitality

Water use in hotels

Did you know that the average water usage per occupied hotel room ranges from 100-400 gallons daily? According to the American Water Works Association Research Foundation, water used in hotels and other short term stay facilities accounts for 15 percent of total water use in commercial buildings. Calculate the water cost of your hotel or resort and discover how much your facility can save with water recycling.

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Benefits of reusing water in hotels

Why choose Epic’s Onsite water reuse Technology for hotels and resorts

Epic’s technology safely recycles up to 95% of used water and creates three sustainable outputs: recycled water for non-potable applications, recovered energy from wastewater heat, and high-quality soil amendments. The Epic team serves as a single point of accountability to reduce project cost risk by overseeing all aspects of the process, including design, engineering, permitting & regulatory approvals, building integration support, coordination of the installation process, and ongoing O&M.


  • Scalable system designed to process 5,000-500,000 gallons per day
  • Remote monitoring capabilities
  • Compliant with water quality requirements including Title-22, NSF-350, and San Francisco’s Article 12C mandate
  • Achieve water resilience and sustainability goals

Learn About Epic's Full Recovery Solution

A practical approach to water management in hospitality

Owners and developers of resorts can typically expect a 3-7 year ROI when implementing Epic’s water recycling systems. Compared to other systems, Epic's modular design focuses on scalability and sustainability.

40% less energy

25% less chemicals

25% smaller footprint