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Water Conservation Tips

 

The City is Now Under a
Stage 4 Drought Disaster
Conserve Water in Every Way Possible


What You Can Do
Everyone is encouraged to conserve water by following any number of the 100 Ways to Save Water provided by the City's Public Information Office. These tips cover indoor and outdoor water use, which leads to a savings in water, energy and money.

100 Ways to Save Water
Water Saving Tips: Bathroom-Laundry
Water Saving Tips: General
Water Saving Tips: Kitchen
Water Saving Tips: Outdoors

Keep Informed
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Everyone Benefits
Water conservation benefits everyone and by following a few simple tips you'll not only be saving water, you'll be saving money as well.
           
•Americans use 75-80 gallons of water per person each day.

•A faucet dripping at a rate of 1 drop per second wastes 2,700 gallons of water per year.

•A water hose 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 washes 400 loads of laundry per year. Purchasing a new Energy Star rated washer can save up to $145.00 per year in energy and water.

•Less than 1% of the earth's water can be used for drinking.
Indoor Water Use Breakdown
Toilet Flushing       28%
Washing Machine   22%
Showers               21%
Faucet                  12%
Baths                     9%
Toilet Leaks            5%
Dishwasher            3%

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 Water FAQ's
See common questions and answers related to the current drought. Water FAQ's