Water Conservation Tips

Water conservation measures are an important first step in protecting our water supply. Such measures not only save the supply of our source water, bat can also cut the cost of water treatment and your own water bills. Here are a few suggestions:

Conservation measures you can use inside the home include:

  • Fixing leaking faucets, pipes, toilets, etc.
  • Installation of water-saving devices in faucets, toilets and appliances. Simply
  • replacing old fixtures will reduce water consumption by nearly one-half.
  • Wash only full loads of laundry.
  • Take shorter showers. Do not let the water run while shaving, washing, brushing teeth, or cleaning fruits and vegetables.
  • Run the dishwasher only when full.

You can conserve outdoors as well:

  • Water the lawn or garden in the early morning or evening.
  • Use mulch around plants and shrubs.
  • Repair leaks in faucets and hoses. Use water-saving nozzles.
  • Use water from a bucket to wash your car, and save the hose for rinsing.
  • Obey any and all water bans or regulations