25 ways to conserve water


1. Check tap and pipes for leaks
2. Don’t use the toilet as an ashtray or wastebasket
3. Check your toilets for leaks4. Use your water meter to check for hidden water leaks
5. Install water-saving shower heads and low-flow taps aerators
6. Put plastic bottles or float booster in your toilet tank
7. Insulate your (hot) water pipes, (from heater to shower head)
8. Take shorter showers.
9. Turn off the water after you wet your toothbrush
10. Rinse your shaver in the sink
11. Use your washing maching for only full loads
12. Minimize use of kitchen sink garbage disposal units
13. When washing dishes by hand, don’t leave the water running for rinsing
14. Don’t let the tap run while you clean vegetables
15. Keep a bottle of drinking water in the fridge.
16. Plant high heat-resistant lawns, shrubs and plants
17. Put a layer of mulch around trees and plants
18. Don’t water the gutter
19. Water your lawn only when it needs it
20. Deep-soak your lawn
21. Water during the early parts of the day; avoid watering when it’s windy
22. Add organic matter and use efficient watering systems for shrubs, flower beds and lawns
23. Don’t run the hose while washing your car
24. Use a broom, not a hose, to clean driveways and sidewalks
25. Check for leaks in pipes, hoses, faucets and couplings10 Different Ways You Can Save Fresh Water

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