Residential Water Conservation – 11 Steps for Saving Water So You Save

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Residential water conservation offers homeowners several benefits. While some people around the world have to buy drinking water just to survive, it is important for everyone to do what he can to conserve the fresh water supply.

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Residential Water Conservation – 11 Steps for Saving Water So You Save Money:

Residential Water Conservation – 11 Steps for Saving Water So You Save Money

Residential water conservation offers homeowners several benefits. :

Residential water conservation offers homeowners several benefits.

While some people around the world have to buy drinking water just to survive, it is important for everyone to do what he can to conserve the fresh water supply.:

While some people around the world have to buy drinking water just to survive, it is important for everyone to do what he can to conserve the fresh water supply.

Although 75 percent of the earth is water, only a tiny percentage of this is drinkable water. :

Although 75 percent of the earth is water, only a tiny percentage of this is drinkable water.

Water conservation is an important global initiative that reduces the use of water. In the home, there are water saving strategies that reduce not only your water bill, but your energy bill as well.:

Water conservation is an important global initiative that reduces the use of water. In the home, there are water saving strategies that reduce not only your water bill, but your energy bill as well.

Water Saving Tips:

Water Saving Tips

1. Use a dishwasher to clean dirty dishes. Studies show that you use more water washing dishes by hand, than you do using an energy-efficient dishwasher.:

1. Use a dishwasher to clean dirty dishes. Studies show that you use more water washing dishes by hand, than you do using an energy-efficient dishwasher.

2. When using a dishwasher, have a full-load to cut down on water usage. :

2. When using a dishwasher, have a full-load to cut down on water usage.

3. The laundry is another important area for residential water conservation. When doing the laundry, wash a full-load of clothes or linens. If you wash in cold water, this reduces your energy bill because you don’t need the hot water heater.:

3. The laundry is another important area for residential water conservation. When doing the laundry, wash a full-load of clothes or linens. If you wash in cold water, this reduces your energy bill because you don’t need the hot water heater.

4. Many people keep the water running while brushing their teeth. A better way is to turn off the water while your brush.:

4. Many people keep the water running while brushing their teeth. A better way is to turn off the water while your brush.

5. Although baths are luxuries for some people, they also use a lot of water. Take showers instead, or cut down on the number of baths you take or use less water in the tub. These small compromises can save a lot of water throughout the year.:

5. Although baths are luxuries for some people, they also use a lot of water. Take showers instead, or cut down on the number of baths you take or use less water in the tub. These small compromises can save a lot of water throughout the year.

6. Install a new shower head that conserves water. These low-flow heads are low pressure so less water is used. :

6. Install a new shower head that conserves water. These low-flow heads are low pressure so less water is used.

7. One way to conserve water is to take shorter showers. Even a few minutes can help. There are inexpensive water-proof timers you can use in the shower. :

7. One way to conserve water is to take shorter showers. Even a few minutes can help. There are inexpensive water-proof timers you can use in the shower.

8. Cold water is refreshing, but running the faucet a long time to get the coldest water is wasteful. Instead fill a pitcher with water and keep it in the refrigerator. When it’s time to replace an old refrigerator, get an energy-efficient one with a cold water dispenser.:

8. Cold water is refreshing, but running the faucet a long time to get the coldest water is wasteful. Instead fill a pitcher with water and keep it in the refrigerator. When it’s time to replace an old refrigerator, get an energy-efficient one with a cold water dispenser.

9. There are now grass seeds available that require less water for a green, lush lawn. These new grass seeds also survive droughts better than traditional grass.:

9. There are now grass seeds available that require less water for a green, lush lawn. These new grass seeds also survive droughts better than traditional grass.

10. A low-flow toilet also conserves water. By using fewer gallons of water, you save a little money every time you flush.:

10. A low-flow toilet also conserves water. By using fewer gallons of water, you save a little money every time you flush.

11. Another method for residential water conservation is rain harvesting. By capturing the rain, you can then use it to water lawns or gardens. Since you are not using the municipal water supply, your water bill is a little less.:

11. Another method for residential water conservation is rain harvesting. By capturing the rain, you can then use it to water lawns or gardens. Since you are not using the municipal water supply, your water bill is a little less.

If you care about the environment and saving its natural resources, residential water conservation is an effective way to do your part. Collectively, making small lifestyle changes has a great impact on preserving the planet. :

If you care about the environment and saving its natural resources, residential water conservation is an effective way to do your part. Collectively, making small lifestyle changes has a great impact on preserving the planet.

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

Learn more water conservation tips at www.centralbasin.org

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