CONSERVATION

Water Conservation Tips:

 

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A typical toilet uses 3.6 gal.or more per flush. Installing a water efficient 1.6 gal.per flush toilet can save the average family over 7,000 gallons of water per year.

 

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Check your toilets for leaks! Drop some red food coloring into the toilet tank,allow 30 minutes.If the water in the bowl turns red you have a leak,get it repaired! A single toilet leak can leak up to 40 gallons of water a day.

 

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Do not use chlorinated cleaning tablets in your toilet tank.They eat away at the washers and valves causing leaks.

 

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Have dripping faucets repaired,one drip of water per second equals 192 gallons a month.

 

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Replace your old aerators on all of your faucets with low-flow aerators.

 

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You can have a hot water circulator pump installed,you will have instant hot water at every faucet saving water and you money.

 

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Garbage disposals require a lot of water to operate properly,not using it will save water and money.

 

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Check your water meter to find leaks.Turn off all faucets and water using appliances,{remember your ice maker} Take a reading of your water meter,after 2 hours take another reading,if the dial moves you have a leak. If you have a leak you should locate the main water shut off inside of your home.Turn it off take another reading of your meter wait 15 minutes then take another reading,if it has moved your leak is in your yard.