Conservation Tips

  1. When washing dishesby hand, don’t let the water run while rinsing. Fill one sink with wash water and the other with rinse water.
  2. Run your clothes washer only when they are full. You can save up to 1,000 gallons a month.
  3. Monitor your water bill for unusually high use. Your bill and water meter tools that can help you discover leaks.
  4. Water your lawn and garden in the morning or evening when temperatures are cooler to minimize evaporation.
  5. Wash your fruits and vegetables in a pan of water instead of running water from the tap.
  6. Collect water from your roof to water your garden.
  7. Designate one glass for your drinking water each day or refill a water bottle. This will cut down on the number of glasses to wash.
  8. Soak pots and pans instead of letting the water run while you scrape them clean.
  9. Use a water-efficient showerhead. They’re inexpensive east to install, and can save you up to 750 gallons a month.
  10. Use a hose nozzle or turn off the water while you wash your car. You’ll save up to 100 gallons every time.

Ways to Find a Water Leak

 

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