Tips On Saving Water

Whether we’re experiencing a drought, heatwave or not, saving water is an crucial element of water conservation. In the long run, water conservation is beneficial to all of us. Below are some tips on how to save water in our homes and businesses.

tips to save water

  1. Turn off your tap between brushing your teeth, washing your face, washing your hands or shaving.
  2. Take shorter showers instead of long showers or baths; invest in shower timers to keep track of how long you spend in the shower.
  3. Use low-flow shower heads, dual-flash toilet mechanisms, water efficient washing machines and dish washers.
  4. Only use washing machines and dishwashers on full loads.
  5. Always make sure taps are closed tightly to avoid dripping taps that waste a large amount of water.
  6. Water plants in the morning or evening to avoid water wastage from evaporation.
  7. Cover swimming pools with solid covers to avoid excessive evaporation and having to refill the pool.
  8. Use a broom to clean pavements or other outdoor areas instead of hosing it down with water.
  9. Use water meters to check for water leaks and have your pipes fixed in the event of leaks.
  10. Report public leaks to the municipality to have them fixed.

For more information on how to save water, visit this website.

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