Saving Water Begins at Home - Residential Water Conservation

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Residential water conservation an ideal starting point for helping address California’s growing water crisis. After all, the average person typically has more control over how water is used in his own home than at the company where he works. Learn more water conservation tips at www.centralbasin.org

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Saving Water Begins at Home - Residential Water Conservation :

Saving Water Begins at Home - Residential Water Conservation

Residential water conservation an ideal starting point for helping address California’s growing water crisis.:

Residential water conservation an ideal starting point for helping address California’s growing water crisis.

Residential Water Conservation Tips::

Residential Water Conservation Tips:

1. Simple Act of Brushing Your Teeth:

1. Simple Act of Brushing Your Teeth

The simple act of brushing your teeth can turn into a gesture that saves water every day. :

The simple act of brushing your teeth can turn into a gesture that saves water every day.

Instead of turning on the bathroom faucet to moisten a toothbrush and then leaving the water on while brushing your teeth, you could instead remember to turn off the faucet until you finish brushing.:

Instead of turning on the bathroom faucet to moisten a toothbrush and then leaving the water on while brushing your teeth, you could instead remember to turn off the faucet until you finish brushing.

2. Cleaning Up :

2. Cleaning Up

Remembering to turn off the faucet while flushing can extend to other simple at-home water conservation techniques.:

Remembering to turn off the faucet while flushing can extend to other simple at-home water conservation techniques.

Instead of running water at the kitchen sink while doing dishes, family members can fill a basin with soapy water and scrub all the dishes.:

Instead of running water at the kitchen sink while doing dishes, family members can fill a basin with soapy water and scrub all the dishes.

Then they run the water again only to rinse off the cleaned dishes.:

Then they run the water again only to rinse off the cleaned dishes.

If you leave the water running for a few seconds in the morning to flush out settled particulate matter, you can save that water to use for potted plants.:

If you leave the water running for a few seconds in the morning to flush out settled particulate matter, you can save that water to use for potted plants.

3. Hit the Showers:

3. Hit the Showers

Each family member can see how short of a shower he or she can take and yet still feel clean and invigorated.:

Each family member can see how short of a shower he or she can take and yet still feel clean and invigorated.

To save even more water, each person could run just enough water to lather up, and then turn off the water while scrubbing. Water would then only be needed to rinse off.:

To save even more water, each person could run just enough water to lather up, and then turn off the water while scrubbing. Water would then only be needed to rinse off.

This may seem a bit extreme, but if practiced just occasionally by increasingly larger numbers of California residents, the amount of water saved would add up noticeably. :

This may seem a bit extreme, but if practiced just occasionally by increasingly larger numbers of California residents, the amount of water saved would add up noticeably.

Learn more water conservation tips at www.centralbasin.org:

Learn more water conservation tips at www.centralbasin.org

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