Water Conservation

Water Conservation

Rain or shine, be water wise and make conservation a way of life. By conserving water, we can all make a huge difference in protecting this resource for future generations

Water Saving Tips

Daily:

  • Covering the swimming pool when not in use, reduces the amount of water needed by 30-50%

    Covering the swimming pool when not in use, reduces the amount of water needed by 30-50 percent and you won't be filling up the pool as often

  • Filling the bathtub halfway or less, saves 12 gallons of water per person.

    Filling the bathtub halfway or less, saves 12 gallons of water per person.

  • Using a broom to clean outdoor areas, saves 8-18 gallons of water per minute

    Using a broom to clean outdoor areas, saves 8-18 gallons of water per minute

  • Taking five-minute showers instead of 10 minute showers, saves 12.5 gallons with a water efficient showerhead

    Taking five-minute showers instead of 10 minute showers, saves 12.5 gallons with a water efficient showerhead

  • Running the dishwasher when full instead of hall full, saves 5-15 gallons of water per load

    Running the dishwasher when full instead of hall full, saves 5-15 gallons of water per load

  • Washing full loads of clothes, instead of half loads, saves 15-45 gallons of water per load

    Washing full loads of clothes, instead of half loads, saves 15-45 gallons of water per load

  • Turn the sink faucet on only to rinse when washing dishes, this will save about 2.5 gallons of water for every minute your faucet does not run.

    Turn the sink faucet on only to rinse when washing dishes, this will save about 2.5 gallons of water for every minute your faucet does not run.

  • Turning off the water when brushing teeth or shaving, saves 10 gallons per person per day

    Turning off the water when brushing teeth or shaving, saves 10 gallons per person per day

Weekly:

  • Water plants early in the AM or at night, save 25 gallons each time you water

    Water plants early in the AM or at night, save 25 gallons each time you water

  • Set mower blade to “3” to encourage deeper roots, save 16-50 gallons per day

    Set mower blade to “3” to encourage deeper roots, save 16-50 gallons per day

Monthly:

General Tips:

  • Plant drought tolerant resistant trees and plants save 30-60 gallons per 1,000 square feet each time you water

    Plant drought tolerant resistant trees and plants save 30-60 gallons per 1,000 square feet each time you water

  • Installing a drip-irrigation system, saves 15 gallons each time you water

    Installing a drip-irrigation system, saves 15 gallons each time you water

  • Installing a “smart” controller saves 24+ gallons per day

    Installing a “smart” controller saves 24+ gallons per day

  • Installing an aerator on bathroom faucets, save 1.2 gallons per person per day

    Installing an aerator on bathroom faucets, save 1.2 gallons per person per day

  • Installing a water-efficient shower head saves 1.2 gallons per minute

    Installing a water-efficient shower head saves 1.2 gallons per minute

  • Installing a high-efficiency toilet saves 19 gallons per person per day

    Installing a high-efficiency toilet saves 19 gallons per person per day