August 2019

Water Saving Tips August 2019

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Water Saving Tips:

Strategies to Conserve Water Inside:

  • Check all faucets, toilets, and pipes for leaks.
  • Install water saving showerheads and ultra-low-flush Toilets.
  • Take shorter showers.
  • Never use your toilet as a wastebasket.
  • Defrost frozen food in the refrigerator.
  • Rinse vegetables in a full sink or pan of water.
  • Fully load your dishwasher.
  • Rinse dishes in a complete pan or sink of water.
  • Wash full loads of clothing.

Methods to Save Water Outdoors:

  • Do not over-water landscaping.
  • Water your yard or garden early in the morning or late in evening.
  • Adjust sprinklers so that they don’t water the pavement or street.
  • Don’t water cool, rainy or chilly days.
  • Equip all hoses with shut-off nozzles.
  • Use drip irrigation systems.
  • Plant drought-tolerant or low water-use plants and blossoms.
  • Use shrubs and ground cover to decrease the sum of grass.
  • Place mulch around plants to reduce evaporation and discourage weeds.
  • Place your mower blades one notch higher, since longer bud Means less evaporation.
  • Use a pool cover to cut down on water evaporation.
  • Use a bucket instead of a hose to clean your vehicle.
  • Use a broom Instead of a hose to wash sidewalks,

 

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