3 Easy At-Home Water Conservation Tips to do Today
Jan 23, 2017 03:16PM ● Published by Melanie Heisinger
However, it can be difficult to know where to begin. We've compiled 3 easy things you can do at home that will make a big positive impact over time.
1. Fix those leaky faucets.A small drip from a worn faucet washer can waste 20 gallons of water per day. Larger leaks can waste hundreds of gallons. A simple fix could change all that.
2. Insulate your water pipes.
3. Only use full loads.Whether you're using the dishwasher or doing laundry, it's less wasteful to use full loads. It also helps to prevent smaller loads in between. Keep an eye on what kind of wash you use -- Permanent Press typically uses an extra 5 gallons for the rinse cycle -- and for partial loads, adjust water levels to match the size of the load.
What are some things that you and your family do around the house to save water?