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Also great: High Sierra 1.5 gpm High Efficiency Low Flow Showerhead

MARCH 07, 2019

For a very low-flow showerhead, the High Sierra 1.5 gpm High Efficiency Low Flow Showerhead has a spray so lush it seems impossible: full and powerful, even compared with some 2.5 gpm showerheads. The High Sierra offers only one spray pattern, but we found its drenching, heavy droplets more than adequate to rinse out shampoo.

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Tech Tools for Energy Efficiency

FEBRUARY 01, 2019

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the average American uses 80 to 100 gallons of water per day, and heating that water eats up a big slice of a home’s energy-spending pie. You can chip away at your usage by switching to low-flow showerheads, such as the High Sierra Classic PLUS Showerhead ($39.95), which, at 1.5 gallons per minute, uses half the amount of water as a standard showerhead.

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Building a Healthier Planet Fitness

MAY 29, 2018

It’s not the business of national fitness chains to save the planet. But it’s still fitting that the company called Planet Fitness has a sustainability plan.

Indeed, the Hampton, New Hampshire–based chain that grew from a single club in 1992 to more than 1,432 clubs in 49 states—plus a few more in Puerto Rico, Canada, the Dominican Republic, and Panama—exists to provide an affordable way to stay in shape. With low fees and an enthusiastic 10.5 million members, Planet Fitness clearly meets its primary goal. Founder and CEO Chris Rondeau calls them stores, and he envisions up to 4,000 stores in the US alone at some point in the future.

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High Sierra’s Low-Flow Showerheads

APRIL 26, 2018

Our daily showers can waste an incredible amount of water, but High Sierra’s innovative take on low-flow technology is here to change all that. Their nozzles use 40 percent less water than even other low-flow showerheads, without the clogging problems that often accompany them. And for people with septic systems, High Sierra’s technology often gives better water pressure than conventional nozzles. This is another eco-friendly product made here in the U.S., so you can feel good about supporting local jobs while you reduce your water footprint.

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March/April 2007 Popular Science magazine

MARCH 05, 2017

“Rated Best Shower Head by Popular Science”

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Manufacturer sells low-flow innovation

MARCH 02, 2017

COARSEGOLD — It’s not uncommon to hear about the decline of American manufacturing, but one Central Valley Company is building its business making water-efficient showerheads with made-in-California parts.

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How a Sprinkler System Became an Innovative Shower

NOVEMBER 20, 2016

Sometimes while making small improvements to a product, people get an idea that leads to something very different. That’s what happened with David Malcolm.

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UPDATE: Madison residents can get a free, new water-saving showerhead

NOVEMBER 18, 2016

UPDATE (WKOW) -- Madison Water Utility is still looking to give away hundreds of showerheads to cut back on water use in the city.

The utility hosted a free showerhead giveaway Saturday and about 400 people showed upto get a free, high-efficiency showerhead. About 940 are left. The EPA approved showerheads could save the average family 2,900 gallons of water in a year and more than 8 million across Madison.


High Sierra Showerheads Unveils New Durable,
All-Metal Line of Shower Heads

NOVEMBER 11, 2016

High Sierra Showerheads Unveils New Durable,
All-Metal Line of Shower Heads

Coarsegold, Calif. - High Sierra Showerheads has launched its new Plus line of EPA WaterSense-certified shower heads, featuring durable, all-metal designs

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Coarsegold company wins EPA award for its
water-saving showerheads

OCTOBER 13, 2016

A Coarsegold company that got its start making irrigation sprinklers won a national award from the Environmental Protection Agency for its water-saving showerheads

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Nationally recognized

OCTOBER 12, 2016

High Sierra Showerheads, a family-owned manufacturer of water-saving showerheads based in Coarsegold, won national recognition earlier this month from the Environmental Protection Agency, and was awarded its 2016 WaterSense Excellence Award for Strategic Collaboration.

Over the last decade, the company and the EPA’s other WaterSense partners have collectively helped consumers save 1.5 trillion gallons of water, more than the amount used by all Californians in a year.

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10 Questions: David Malcolm, Showerhead Innovator

JULY 29, 2015

As creator of High Sierra Showerheads, David Malcolm offers a shower that might make you forget about the drought – but which still uses only 1.5 gallons of water per minute.

As creator of High Sierra Showerheads, Malcolm is saving water with every shower. His patented low-flow technology uses 1.5 gallons of water per minute (GPM), but offers a shower experience that rivals the traditional 2.5 GPM flow that drought-conscious homeowners had given up.


Technology and Innovation

SEPTEMBER 11, 2014

Too much water use at too low a cost is unsustainable.

Unlike the vast majority of people on the globe, we take water for granted and expect clean, safe, and virtually unlimited quantities to meet our cooking, bathing, washing, and irrigating needs. While our long history of public water delivery may

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KSEE News (YourCentralValley.com)

MAY 08, 2014

Water & Technology Conference Focuses on Drought Challenges,
Includes Short Interview with Nozzle Inventor at Water Technology Conference

About 300 people, including farmers, elected officials, business owners and students, attended the 2014 Water and Technology Conference in Clovis. The organizers from Fresno State who put together this event say they hope the university will take a lead role in identifying water challenges and solutions in the Central Valley.


High Sierra Showerheads inventor goes with flow amid drought

APRIL 26, 2014

While the California drought has devastated some farms and businesses, it has been a boon for High Sierra Showerheads.

The six-person company, based in the tiny Madera County town of Coarsegold, uses a patented technology to make a 1.5-gallon-per-minute showerhead feel like a standard 2.5-gallon-per-minute model.

"After Gov. Brown proclaimed that we were in a drought, we saw a huge increase in direct sales here in California," says founder David Malcolm, who adapted the low-flow showerhead from nozzles he and his father developed for water-saving agricultural and golf-course sprinklers

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KSEE Channel 24 News

AUGUST 18, 2012

We thank KSEE Channel 24 News in Fresno, CA for featuring us in their "Your Green Life" show. Watch this news segment to see how High Sierra Shower Heads can save incredible amounts of water, energy, and money, while giving you a full, drenching shower that you'll love! It is made of solid metal in the USA. It will not plug up or clog.


Small U.S. Showerhead Manufacturer Wants to Revolutionize the Institutional Plumbing Trade

NOVEMBER 15, 2011

(Press Release)- The owner and inventor of the High Sierra Showerhead claims his new nozzle technology can virtually eliminate showerhead maintenance cost and provide a high quality, secure showering experience for prison inmates—without incurring the eye-popping costs of retrofit or construction typically charged by the major plumbing and engineering firms.

The company just announced it's ability to retrofit the nozzle for a popular Powers brand prison showerhead mount. The company’s unique nozzle was adapted previously to other commercial-institutional showerhead mounts such as those manufactured by Acorn and Willoughby

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