4 quick tips to saving water while doing the wash:
- When doing laundry, match the water level to the size of the load.
- You can use cold water when washing dark clothes to save water and energy. Plus, your clothes will retain their colors longer.
- If you need a new clothes washer, consider an Energy Star model. They save considerable amounts of water – up to 20 gallons of water per load.
- You can visit the Consortium for Energy Efficiency website to check out the water efficiency of different clothes washers.
Source: Water – Use It Wisely