In 2013, the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Social & Environment Committee launched its first water savers distribution project. The programme consisted of issuing small packages containing three simple devices that are attached to faucets in order to significantly reduce water consumption. The project formed part of an overall effort by the committee to respond to the desire of its members to take a more sustainable approach in daily activities. The IIHF commissioned Adcom, a Swiss marketing company, to create customised water savers.
The Eissportzentrum Oberstdorf is the national training centre for figure skating in Germany, supported financially by the German and Bavarian state governments and owned by the community of Oberstdorf. The community and the government sought to implement two new systems to reduce energy costs and conserve water.
The City of Richmond's has developed and purchased portable water stations for use at various community events in Richmond, The five mobile water dispensing stations are made available for event organizers to encourage smart water choices while also providing a free sustainable alternative to single-use disposable water bottles.