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Be a Water Saver!

While you may not be able to save the entire state’s water supply, there are plenty of ways to be a conservation hero in your own home. Just a few changes to your routine can have an impact on your water usage, saving money on your utility bills and helping the environment. Every little bit helps, and a few small adjustments can make a difference! Start by checking for any leaks in your faucets, bath tubs, showers, toilets, and outside spigots. Even small leaks can add up over time and waste large amounts of water. Repair leaks as you find them or consider upgrading fixtures …

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Save Yard Water with These Easy Tricks

Whether you have a standard lawn or a water-conserving Xeriscape, conscientious watering is important. Not only does it save resources, it can also help save you some money and prepare you for drought-related water shortages. The best thing you can do to maintain a low-water garden and yard is to avoid overwatering. Often, people will forget to adjust their watering practices with the changing season. Overwatering is especially prevalent in the fall when summer water schedules are simply too much for the cooler season and shorter days. When plants and grass are overwatered, the water goes beyond the root zone and is wasted. It can …

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Conserve Your Water and Your Bath!

While quick showers are still the best way to conserve water in your bathroom, you don’t have to give up your occasional long soaks in the tub. Low-flow shower heads can help save water in the shower, but decreasing flow will not help in the tub since baths use a fixed amount of water. But don’t fret – there are still several simple ways you can save some H2O and a little on your water bill in the process! • Only fill the tub as much as you need. Babies, children, and pets don’t need a full tub and can use much less water than …

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