How to creatively save on water use
Water conservation efforts should be undertaken by everyone. Photo Credits
Conserving water is everyone’s business. Potable water supply, after ll is our life line.
Inhabitat.com came up with a wonderful infographic on the many ways to save 25,000 gallons of water through the ten tips it outlined. “If every American home replaced their old toilets with WaterSense toilets, we would save nearly 640 billion gallons of water a year. And 3,000 gallons go down the drain each year if you leave the faucet running while you’re brushing your teeth.”
Take a look at infograph here.
Website saveourwater.com meantime has an interactive post that shows its readers how to save water in every part of the house. DiamondAcePlumbing. In the bathroom for instance, here are some of the tips that they gave: “Take five-minute showers instead of 10 minute showers. Save: 12.5 gallons with a low flow showerhead, 25 gallons with a standard 5.0 gallon per minute showerhead. Turn off the water while washing your hair. Save: Up to 150 gallons a month.”
See the interactive tips page here.
“The average North American residence uses half of its water outside, so smart landscaping practices can make a big difference in household water consumption. Scale back on turf and opt for drought-tolerant, native plants. AcePlumber Escondido. Trees, shrubs, and flowers should be suited to your region as well as to your yard’s microclimates. Plants’ needs vary, but a good general rule is to water deeply but less frequently.” AcePlumber Chula Vista
Read the rest of the tips here.
So how do you conserve water in your own home?