What are some general ways I can save water?

There are always more ways to save water. Check out these ideas.

  • Teach children to turn off faucets tightly after each use.
  • When the kids want to cool off, use the sprinkler in an area where your lawn needs it most.
  • Learn how to use your water meter to check for leaks.
  • Avoid recreational water toys that require a constant flow of water.
  • Grab a wrench and fix that leaky faucet. It’s simple, inexpensive, and you can save 140 gallons a week.
  • We’re more likely to notice leaky faucets indoors, but don’t forget to check outdoor faucets, pipes, and hoses.
  • See a leak you can’t fix? Tell a parent, teacher, employer, or property manager, or call a handyman.
  • At home or while staying in a hotel, reuse your towels.
  • Run your washer and dishwasher only when they are full. You can save up to 1,000 gallons a month.

Source: Water – Use It Wisely

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