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Outdoor Cleaning While Saving Water

Everyone likes to keep the outside of their homes tidy and clean. Your neighbors may appreciate the effort, but your water bill may not. Saving water is easy when you change up a few of your routine outdoor tasks. Start with sweeping away the dirt from driveways, pathways, and sidewalks instead of hosing them off. Depending on your hose, you could be spraying at a rate of 5 to 10 gallons per minute. Even short five or fifteen minute jobs end up using a lot of water that is simply running down the drain. Sweeping takes little to no extra effort and delivers the same …

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Spring Greening

It’s almost time for that sunny ritual we all love to hate – spring cleaning! But before you get your checklist ready, there are a few ways you can save water now and the rest of the year. It’s time to green up your clean up! 1. Clean Yourself! Taking showers instead of baths can dramatically reduce your water usage. A full bathtub requires up to 70 gallons of water while a quick five minute shower needs only 10 to 25 gallons. Challenge yourself to take the quickest shower possible – you can time yourself with a stopwatch, or listen to how many songs it …

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