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10 Steps to Becoming More Water Efficient

California is currently in the midst of one of the worst droughts in recorded history. Everyone’s working to conserve. But water conservation is important no matter where you are. How can you do your part to save water? Here are 10 tips you can follow.

Take Shorter Showers. This is the first step everyone lists, and with good reason. Your bathroom in general accounts for around 75% of your home’s water usage. And a typical shower uses 2.1 gallons of water per minute. So showering for 10 minutes can waste over 20 gallons. Keep showers to around 5 minutes or so, and you’ll cut your water usage considerably.

Check for Leaks. Have a plumber check your toilets, faucets, hoses, and any other water sources in your home for leaks, and repair them. Depending on the severity of the leaks, this can save you up to 200 gallons of water per day. (more…)

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Tips to Being More Water Efficient

Tips to being more water efficient - Paramount Equity®

Water is a precious source; without it, there would be no living thing on the planet, and yet, sometimes, people waste it. Whether it’s over-watering their lawns, or using too much for doing dishes or laundry, there are ways to become more water efficient. Here are some tips to being more water efficient, so this vital resource will continue to run freely and be utilized for the most important life-force – all of us.

Outside water conservation

We all love a nice, lush, green lawn – a healthy lawn – but are you over-watering or watering more than just your lawn? Here are some tips to being more water efficient outdoors.

  • Adjust sprinklers so they hit just your lawn and not the sidewalk, driveway, or fence
  • Water in the morning or at night, when (more…)
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