Clean Water Facts
Did you know that less then 1% of all the water on earth that can be used by people? Most of all the water is frozen or salt water, and
as the population grows the water is reduced, so using our water wisely is vital.
BRUSHING YOUR TEETH
Just by turning off the tap water while brushing your teeth, you can save up to 8 gallons of water, and over a month its more than 200 gallons of water. Turning off your tap can save 6 liters of water per minute.
TAKING A SHOWER
Taking a shower does use less then filling up a bathtub. A shower only uses 10 to 25 gallons, and a bath takes up to 70 gallons of water.
To save more while taking a shower, keep your shower under 5 minutes long.
LEAKING TOILETS AND SINKS
With a leaking toilet you could be wasting around 200 gallons of water per day. Depending on your flush size, 200 gallons is like flushing 50 times per day when you have a leak.
WATERING PLANTS OR GRASS
The best time to water is early morning or later afternoon not in the hot and sunny or you will be wasting water.
Composting can save over using the kitchen sink disposal can add 50% to the volume in septic tanks but also disposals require lots of water to operate properly.
INSTANT HOT WATER
By installing a instant hot water tank on your kitchen sink this could save running water waiting for hot water to arrive!
How you can give back
Read more about water quality changes in the United States USGS Link:
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