Water Conservation Tips
What Can You Do
Everyone is encouraged to conserve water by following any number of the 100 Ways to Save Water. These tips cover indoor and outdoor water use, saving water, energy, and money.
- Current Drought Ordinance §106-185, §106-186
- Water Well and Auxiliary Water Source Registration Form
- 100 Ways to Save Water
- Water Saving Tips: Bathroom-Laundry
- Water Saving Tips: General
- Water Saving Tips: Kitchen
- Water Saving Tips: Outdoors
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- Americans use 75-80 gallons of water per person each day.
- A faucet dripping at a rate of one (1) drop per second wastes 2,700 gallons of water per year.
- A water hose was left running while washing a car wastes 10 gallons of water per minute.
- A $10.00 low-flow shower head can save up to $75.00 per year on water and energy.
- The average family washed 400 loads of laundry per year. Purchasing a new Energy Star-rated washed can save up to $145.00 per year in energy and water.
|Indoor Water Use Breakdown|
|Appliance/Device||Household per Day||Percent of Total|
|Washing Machine||22 gallons||16%|
|Total||138 gallons||100% |
(101% with rounding)
- Do I need to Register my Well or Auxiliary System?
- What if my Water Well has been deactivated?
- What if I dug my well myself, or do not have the driller information
- How do I determine how much water my Gray-water system produces?
- How do I know if my Irrigation system requires an RPZ Backflow Prevention Device?