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Why Water Conservation is important

  • Water is a finite resource – even though about 70 percent of the Earth’s surface is covered by water, less than 1 percent is available for human use.
  • On average a residential home in Columbia uses 3,740 gallons a month of water.
  • Toilets account for approximately 25% of indoor water use.
  • Energy efficient water use has also spiked since 1999. This is because of energy efficient appliances (e.g. toilets, washer and dryers, dishwashers, and shower heads.)

How to save water and moneyImage result for indoor water usage

Using high-efficiency plumbing fixtures and appliances will not only help you conserve water but it will help you save on your next utility bill. You can save up to 30% of indoor water use by making the switch. This switch will not only affect your water bill but will help you save on energy as well.

Here are some tips on how to help conserve water in your home or business:

Indoor water tips

By conserving water in your home, you can save money and help protect this precious resource for years to come.


WaterSense also provides more tips and tricks to help you conserve water indoors.

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