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Ways To Prevent Water Waste

Find out how much water you can loose from a Leaking Toilet!

  • Use your automatic dishwasher only for full loads.
  • Use your automatic washing machine only for full loads.
  • If you wash dishes by hand, don’t leave the water running for rinsing.
  • Don’t let the faucet run while you clean vegetables.
  • Keep a bottle of drinking water in the refrigerator.
  • Check your toilet for leaks.
  • Stop using the toilet as an ashtray or wastebasket.
  • Take shorter showers.
  • Install water saving shower heads or flow restrictors.
  • Turn off the water after you wet your toothbrush.
  • Rinse your razor in the sink.
  • Water your lawn only when needed.
  • Deep-soak your lawn.
  • Water during the cool parts of the day.
  • Plant draught-resistant trees and plants.
  • Put a layer of mulch around trees and plants.
  • Use a broom, not a hose, to clean driveways and sidewalks.
  • Don’t run the hose while washing the car.
  • Tell your children not to play with the hose and sprinklers.
  • Check for leaks in pipes, hoses, faucets, and couplings.