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Rainwater Harvesting

Did you realize you could be letting a valuable resource just run down the drain? Water is in short supply lately and you could be letting a little extra money just slip through your fingers! Rainwater harvesting is an easy way to help the environment, save money, and even lower pollution. Even in times we aren’t in drought conditions, harvesting rainwater is a great way to conserve water around your household. Harvested rainwater can be used both indoors and outdoors. It can be used to water gardens, wash cars, and clean decks, siding, sidewalks and more. Indoors, rainwater can be used to flush toilets, clean …

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Water Savers Continued

It’s no secret that California is in the midst of a drought. Help conserve water, save money, and lower pollution with these two tips: Harvest Rainwater: Rainwater harvested during the rainy season can be used during the dry season for toilet water, watering plants, showering, and even as short term drinking water. Some areas also offer rebate programs for rainwater harvesting. Harvesting rainwater is simply collecting water from the surface on which it falls. You can easily collect water from the roof via the gutter and drain it into a container. Avoid large debris from your roof with a screen at the top of the drain. If you want …

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Water Conservation Tips

There is never enough water to waste, so today we have some tips for reducing your water usage. Inside the house or workplace: ·         Only run the dishwasher and washing machine with full loads. ·         Fix leaks right away. While a leak of one drip per minute wastes about 34 gallons a year, a leak of one drip per second is almost 3000 gallons a year. ·         Shorten your shower time. Each minute in the shower uses about 75 gallons per month. ·         Turn off the faucet while brushing your teeth. ·         Install low flow faucets and shower heads. Did you know that the California …

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