By: Michael Stevens - Staff Writer
Published: May 11, 2021

Water-Saving Tips

Water-Saving Tips - It is important to save the environment by following a few simple water-saving tips. Everyone doing their part can make a huge different. In fact, it could save billions of gallons of water.

Turning it off when you brush your teeth can save 3 gallons per day. Shortening your showers by one or two minutes can save 5 gallons per day. Fixing leaky faucets can save 20 gallons per day.

In addition, washing only full loads of laundry can save 15 to 50 gallons per load. Talk to your family and friends about saving water. If everyone does a little, we all benefit a lot.

Outside tips include: Watering your lawn only before 8 a.m. to reduce evaporation and interference from wind can save up to 25 gallons per day.

When you install a smart sprinkler controller it is possible to save 40 gallons per day. In addition, using a broom instead of a hose to clean driveways and sidewalks can save 150 gallons each time. Checking your sprinkler system for leaks, overspray and broken sprinkler heads can save 500 gallons of water a month.


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