Water Saving Tips
Tips for saving water. Post your ideas.
# Keep an empty gallon jug near the kitchen sink, and pour any
leftover water from cooking or drinking into it. Once the jug is
full, use the water on plants in the garden or home. House plants
should be watered in the evening to reduce loss to evaporation.
# Install water saving shower heads, faucets, etc., and for
long-term savings, a low-flush toilet.
# When you are waiting for hot water to warm up put a watering
can under the faucet. Once full use it for gardening. Place a
bucket in your shower to catch water that is wasted while you
wait for it to warm up.
# Mulch around plants with grass clippings, compost, straw or
ground bark. Mulch will hold moisture in the soil and reduce
evaporation. Overtime, mulching will increase your soil's water
# Don't leave the water on while you are brushing your teeth.
Turn it off after rinsing your toothbrush and wait to turn it on
again when you need to rinse the sink and brush when you are
# Take dirty water from bird baths, flower vases, or pet dishes
and reuse on potted plants.
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