Water Conservation

Water is our most precious resource. We simply cannot live without water. But because it flows so easily from out faucets, most of us do not appreciate how valuable it really is. You as a customer, can do your part to protect precious water resources through small changes in you daily habits.
Some of these water saving tips involved a small effort on your part. Others only take turning the water faucet off. by follwing the water converation tips and appreciating how important water is, we will save water and preserve the quality of life in our community for years to come.

15 Things You Can Do To Save Water

  1. Check your toilet for leaks
    A leaky toilet can waste 200 gallons of water or more every day
  2. Stop using the toilet as a trashcan
    Every tissue you flust down the toilet takes 3 to 7 gallons of water with it
  3. Put a plastic bottle in the toilet tank
    Placing a full plastic bottle in the tank displaces water, saving water ever time you flush. Or lower the tank water level
  4. Replace older toilet with water efficient toilets.
    Replacing older, inefficient toilet with a WaterSense labeled toilet can save a family of four 16,000 gallons of water per year.
  5. Take shorter showers
    An old shower head may deliver 5 gallons per minute or more. A 20 minute shower use 100 gallons!
  6. Install water efficient showerheads or flow restrictors
    A new showerhead can reduce your water use from 6 gallons per minute to 2.5 gallons per minute.
  7. Take baths
    If you are planning to take a long shower, fill the tub partially and take a bath instead.
  8. Take smaller baths
    A full tub can hold more than 50 gallons of water. Filling the tub only half full saves more than 25 gallons each time you bathe
  9. Turn off the water while brushing your teeth or shaving.
    fill a cup to rinse your mouth or fill the sink a few inches to rinse your razor.
  10. Don't let the faucet run while cleaning vegetables.
    Rinse your vegetable in a bowl or a sink full of clean water.
  11. Keep a bottle of tap water cool in the refrigerator.
    Instead of running the tap until the water is cold.
  12. Do not run the water when washing or rinsing dishes.
    Rinse the dishes in a pan or a sink full of water
  13. Use a broom to clean driveways, side walks and steps instead of hose.
  14. Turn off faucets completely so they don't drip
  15. Check Faucets and pipes for leaks
    A leak rate 1 (one) drop per second can waste more than 3,000 gallons per year.