There are simple ways to save water every day at home. It’s easy to forget the water is still running while you are rummaging in the fridge or looking for the toothpaste. It’s also nice to take long showers while you sing your favorite tunes. Without spending one cent, you can save gallons of water every day.
Toilets can leak and when they do it isn’t always obvious. Put a few drops of food coloring into the tank. Later, if you can see it in the bowl without flushing, you have a leak that can use up to 1,000 gallons per month.
If you are thinking about installing a fountain in your garden, consider a cascading or trickling-style fountain because they lose less water to evaporation that fountains that spray the water into the air.
If you have a swimming pool, you can save a lot of water by covering it so the water doesn’t evaporate.
Now you know how to save a lot of water without spending a dime. If you want to spend a bit more you can get inexpensive low-flow shower heads, upgrade to the latest energy efficient appliances and insulate your pipes. The hot water comes faster so there is less waiting time while the water is running. You’ll be saving water and money in no time!