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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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Water Conservation: Interior and Exterior

In the hottest days of summer, it can be easy to forget how important water conservation really is. Your lawn looks parched, your gardens seem a bit droopy, and your kids may be begging to play in the sprinkler. You can still get all your water-loving jobs done and conserve water every day, inside and outside your home. Lawn and garden care should be done in the early morning, before the hot sun comes out to evaporate the water. Watering early gives the soil time to soak in the water and lessens the chances of evaporation. Soaker hoses are a great way to saturate your garden or smaller areas quickly and efficiently. Keep …

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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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