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3 Simple Ways to Conserve Water at Home

COMMUNITY CENTERClean Water & WaterwaysGreen Homes & BusinessesYard & LandscapingDec 6, 2013Guest Contributor

Author: Guest Contributor

Reducing your water use does not have to be complex or time consuming. In fact there are many little changes you can make that can save lots of water. Here are three simple ways you can reduce the water use in your home:

Shorter Showers – Even shortening your shower time by a minute or two can save a lot of water. Get your washing routine in order and do not start the shower until you are ready to get in. By cutting down on the amount of time you send in the shower you can save water easily.

Water Off – Another way to save water is by turning the water off when you are not actively using it. This can mean while you are brushing your teeth or doing the dishes. Turn off the faucet and then turn it back on when you need to rinse. That way you conserve water without messing up your routine.

Gardening Smart – Last but not least you should practice smart gardening methods. Water your yard or garden only when the heat will not evaporate away the water. This can mean late at night or early in the morning. You can also plant native plants that do not require extra water beyond what your area sustains naturally.

These are just a few simple ideas to bring water conservation home. You can easily make these changes without a second thought and conserve water for the future.

This blog post was submitted by Ken Myers, President of Morningside Nannies.



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