Water Conservation

conservation

What to do:

  • Check around the house for leaks

    • Plumbing, faucets, toilets

  • Water your yard less frequently

    • 2-3 times a week

    • Don’t water between 9am-5pm

    • Put a nozzle on your hose

  • Use low-flow fixtures

    • Install water efficient plumbing fixtures

  • Take shorter showers

  • DON’T LET THE FAUCET RUN!

    • Turn off while brushing teeth

    • Turn off between shampooing, conditioning, and washing

Why?

  • You’ll save money

    • Save on water bills

    • Save on sewer (wastewater) bills

    • Save on heating bill

  • Protect the environment

    • Protect fragile ecosystems by reducing stream-flow draw

    • Reduce storm water pollution

    • Preserve natural resources

    • Reduce load on wastewater treatment plants

      • Delays need for expansion

      • 2% = 1 YEAR

    • It’s the responsible thing to do

      • Model responsible behavior for children.

 

 

More Information at:

http://www.co.maui.hi.us/227/Water-Conservation

http://www.boardofwatersupply.com/conservation

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