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Thursday, June 4, 2009

EPA WaterSense

Like most ways to save (energy, money, water, etc.) there are some simple things you can do that are either free or virtually free. See below for TIPS to save water.

Others require a little spending ... and when ready to upgrade water appliances check for the EPA WaterSense label. It can help " ... identify high-efficiency products and programs for certified irrigation professionals."


Here are some interesting facts ... click the link at the bottom of the page for ways to "cehck for and solve" these wasteful practices.

" ... Leaky faucets that drip at the rate of one drip per second can waste more than 3,000 gallons of water each year. ... leaky toilet can waste about 200 gallons of water every day. ... full bath tub requires about 70 gallons of water, while taking a five-minute shower uses 10 to 25 gallons. ... typical single-family suburban household uses at least 30 percent of their water outdoors for irrigation. Some experts estimate that more than 50 percent of landscape water use goes to waste due to evaporation or runoff caused by overwatering. ... "

Via: EPA WaterSense LINK

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