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Water Conservation

INSIDE THE HOME

·       Reduce energy consumption as power companies use water to produce electricity.

·       FIX any and all leaks.

·        Refrigerate water for consumption.

·        Refrigerate or microwave to defrost food, do not use water.

·        Reduce dish washing. Scrape food from plates or pans before placing in

       dishwasher to avoid pre-wash or pre-rinse cycles. Wash full loads only.

·        Do not use kitchen sink disposals.

·        Reuse clean cooking water for outdoor watering.

·        Do not use toilets as trash cans, flush only when necessary.

·        Cut water off when brushing teeth or shaving.

·        Shower, don’t bathe.

·        Install ultra low fixtures and commodes.

·        Wash full loads of laundry.

·        Sweep, don’t mop.

OUTSIDE THE HOME


WATER TIPS


HOW MUCH DO WE USE---

Brushing teeth-1 gal.; Drinking 1/2 gal.; Flushing toilet 2-7 gal.; Washing dishes 9-20 gal.; Washing clothes 30 gal.; Taking a shower 1-4 gal.; Taking a bath 7-15 gal.; Watering the lawn 30-100 gal.

Water is life!!