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How to Conserve Pool and Spa Water

Your pool is a fantastic and fun addition to your home, providing entertainment and exercise for the entire family. It can also be a huge water waster! Luckily, there are simple things you can do to help offset evaporation, water loss and waste and still enjoy your beautiful pool. • Use a pool cover. Not only will a cover help reduce water loss by evaporation, it can also help save on heating and chemicals by containing the pool when not in use. When properly fit, a pool cover can reduce water use by almost 30%. It is also a key feature in keeping your pool …

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High-Efficiency Toilets Save Water

It’s a simple act that you do several times a day without even thinking about it, but the way your toilet flushes could be wasting a significant amount of water in your home. A basic toilet uses almost four gallons of water for every flush. While that may not seem like a lot, multiply that by the number of times you use your toilet in a day. Then consider the other people living in your house. It adds up! With newer options like high-efficiency and dual-flush toilets, you can easily become a household that saves water with every flush. Standard high-efficiency toilets use less than …

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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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